Eight Princesses and a Magic Mirror

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Author(s): Natasha Farrant
Original Publish Date: May 05, 2020
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Product Number: Z100157922
Released: May 05, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780593288993
Publisher: Listening Library
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Description

Here are princesses for the Rebel Girls generation: bold, empowered, and determined to be true to themselves. "Mirror, mirror on the wall . . . what makes a princess excellent?" When an enchantress flings her magic mirror into our universe, its reflection reveals princesses who refuse to be just pretty, polite, and obedient. These are girls determined to do the rescuing themselves. Princess Leila of the desert protects her people from the king with the black-and-gold banner; Princess Tica takes a crocodile for a pet; Princess Ellen explores the high seas; Princess Abayome puts empathy and kindness above being royal; and in a tower block, Princess saves her community's beloved garden from the hands of urban developers. Connecting these stories is the magic mirror, which reveals itself when each girl needs it most, illuminating how a princess's power comes not from her title or beauty, but from her own inner strength. These beautifully imagined stories offer the pleasure and familiarity of traditional tales with refreshingly modern themes.

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