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The Light Princess
The Light Princess
Author: George MacDonald, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
"The Light Princess" is George MacDonald's 1864 fairy tale. It is the story of a young girl, the daughter of the King, who at her christening is cursed to have no gravity by the uninvited Princess Makemnoit, sister to the King and a spiteful and bitter woman. As a result the princess is in constant danger of being carried away by t...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780374444587
ISBN-10: 0374444587
Publication Date: 8/1/1984
Pages: 110
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 8 ratings
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Book Type: Paperback
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I found this to be a fun fairy tale. Written by a contemporary of Lewis Carroll, MacDonald does not neglect the chance to provide the reader with puns and humor throughout the tale.
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A fun book -- good for read-aloud -- about a princess who "lost her gravity."
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an entertaining book with a twist on the classic fairy tale
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The illustrations by Marice Sendak are WONDERFUL!