Book Reviews of Princess and the Goblin

Princess and the Goblin
Princess and the Goblin
Author: George MacDonald
ISBN-13: 9780816704729
ISBN-10: 0816704724
Publication Date: 1/1997
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
Rating:
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4 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: Troll Communications
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 1
My daughter LOVES this book. It's on her homeschool book list this year and she's loving it. A great little adventure about a princess and a goblin.
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This is deservedly a classic. Certain scenes made a very strong impression on my imagination and memory--the bath in the grandmother's tub, the weird animals coming above ground and prancing about, the trek underneath the mountain. I loved it so much as a child that I bought it again as an adult and still have it.
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fantastic -
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A magical tale of a princess in peril.
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The story of Princess Irene and her encounters with the goblins, her great,great,great grandmother Irene, and a young coal miner named Curdie. One of my favorite children's books of all time.
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Excellent literature
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This ISBN is for Chariot Books, 1978 paperback (mass-market) edition. Not hardcover as listed.
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Another great fantasy tale from a 19th century pioneer in the genre of fantasy.
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Excellent story. Written in an engaging style with believable characters.
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From backcover:

The young Princess Irene is in danger. The goblins are plotting to kidnap her, bring her down under the earth, and make her the goblin prince's wife! Only the miner boy Curdie and Irene's mysterious and magical grandmother can help her. But the King's Royal Guards have Curdie locked away in a room and nobody can see her grandmother except Irene. Will Irene be a goblin bride or will clever Curdie somehow save the day?