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The Twelve Dancing Princesses (edition 2009)

by Rachel Isadora, Rachel Isadora (Illustrator)

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Title:The Twelve Dancing Princesses
Authors:Rachel Isadora
Other authors:Rachel Isadora (Illustrator)
Info:Puffin (2009), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 32 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:****1/2
Tags:folklore, magical, trickery, king, princess, marriage, mystery, discovery, gr. k-3, multicultural

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A tale about girls in Africa wanting to be princesses and about the ways they would dress.
ages 5-8
pierce college library
  samanthakane | Jun 8, 2016 |
A traditional fairy tale that shows a little girl's perspective with different cultural dress and influences.
Ages 5 and up
Pierce County Public Library
  hsoden | Jun 8, 2016 |
This is a great book to utilize when you are interested in showing children different cultural dress.
  love.always16 | May 28, 2016 |
this book talks about twelve little girls who want to be dancing princesses
this book is good for 5 to 8 year olds
amazon
  teresa73. | Mar 19, 2016 |
This was a charming story of sly little princesses and the prince who learns their secret. My grandsons enjoyed it and giggled when the princess's secret was discovered. I'd include this in a unit on fairy tales
  Tracie_Shepherd | Mar 13, 2016 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0142414506, Paperback)

A Caldecott Honor?winning illustrator gives this classic fairy tale a brand?new setting!

Night after night, the twelve princesses mysteriously wear out their shoes. But how? The king promises a great reward to any man who can solve the mystery. Rachel Isadora has revitalized and reimagined this well-loved Brothers Grimm fairytale by bringing the story of the twelve princesses to Africa. The unique presentation of this classic tale is sure to enchant readers with its vibrant imagery.

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The mystery of how the king's beautiful daughters manage to get out of their locked room and somehow wear holes in their shoes every night is one of the Brothers Grimm's most enchanting tales.

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