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The Princess and the Pizza by Mary Jane Auch

The Princess and the Pizza (edition 2003)

by Mary Jane Auch, Mary Jane Auch (Illustrator), Herm Auch (Illustrator)

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Title:The Princess and the Pizza
Authors:Mary Jane Auch (Author)
Other authors:Mary Jane Auch (Illustrator), Herm Auch (Illustrator)
Info:Holiday House (2003), Paperback, 32 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:pizza, princess, fairytale, wife, prince, twists

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The Princess and the Pizza by Mary Jane Auch



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This is another book that makes a good retelling of the classic princess story. In this one we see our princess become a self sufficient business woman who makes a mean pizza and ponders a strange possible twist that would make her would be mother-in-law her would be step-mother. ( )
  dms02 | Feb 27, 2014 |
My children have mostly outgrown picture books. I think I enjoyed this more than they did. ( )
  Julie_loves_to_read | Mar 31, 2013 |
Review: This is the story of a princess who has along with her father, lost her place at their palace. Unable to do common people tasks well, Paulina, hears of a prince looking for a bride, and rushes to try for his hand. Put through a series of classic princess tasks, the princes' mother, the Queen, Paulina realizes that she actually does not want to be the princes' wife. She finds a new calling, to be a pizza maker!

Genre: This is an excellent example of a fairytale. This book takes elements from the the classic fairy tales, such as the Princess and the Pea and Cinderella and inserts them into this whimsical tale. This blending of old with new is a defining characteristic of fairytales. Outlandish and imaginative are as well, and both can be seen in the illustrations of this text as well as the interesting plot twists! ( )
  Laceyjo10 | Nov 19, 2012 |
This is a fun story of a typical fairy tale with a "once upon a time" beginning and a "happy ending" but with a funny twist in the middle. This fairy tale is placed in a more modern setting. It still incorporates the storyline of Cinderella and The Princess and the Pea into the plot, but has a more humorous turn of events.
Level: Primary
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  natasha.bevis | Nov 24, 2010 |
When Princess Paulina finds herself in a competition for the dubious honor of marrying Prince Rupert, she breezes through most of the tests - such as the pea in the mattress and trying on the slipper. It is the cooking test that causes her trouble. She decides to take a nap instead. Then she learns that the loser will be beheaded! In a panic she tries to concoct some sort of bread with her limited ingredients, but it doesn't come out quite like she expects...

Princess Paulina is a lovable character who displays a lot of ingenuity and high spirits. This funny story is illustrated with lively and colorful pictures. I particularly loved the fun conclusion! ( )
  Jemima79 | Oct 6, 2009 |
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An out of work princess must prepare a feast fit for a prince.

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An out-of-work princess applies to become the bride of Prince Drupert, but first she must pass several tests, including a cooking contest.

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