La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya

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El principe knows this girl is the one for him, but, as usual, his mother doesn't agree.
The queen has a secret test in mind to see if this girl is really a princesa.
But the prince might just have a sneaky plan, too . . .
Readers will be enchanted by this Latino twist on the classic story, and captivated by the vibrant art inspired by the culture of Peru.



Title : La Princesa and the Pea
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ISBN : 0399251561
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 0 pages


Reviews


Jillian rated it ★★★★★

June 17, 2017

Loved this author/illustrator team's first book, La Madre Goose, and I adore this new bilingual fractured fairy tale. Fun retelling with a twist, with Spanish words sprinkled throughout, told in rhyming verse. Martinez-Neal's illustrations are stunning and charming, and I appreciated her illustra...


Tasha rated it ★★★★☆

October 29, 2017

A Peruvian twist on the classic fairy tale of The Princess and the Pea, this picture book incorporates Spanish words into the story. El principe wanted a wife but his mother was very selective. When a maiden riding past caught the prince’s eye, his mother devised a sneaky test of a pea and a pile...


Laura rated it ★★★★★

October 31, 2017

One of my top 5 favorite picture books of 2017. An incredible well written and creative re-telling. The illustrations are some of the most beautiful I have ever come across in a picture book. I recommend La Princesa and the Pea for story time and an wonderful addition to a fairytale collection.


Danielle rated it ★★★★★

July 29, 2017

Delightful rhymes and wonderful illustrations.


Margie rated it ★★★★★

August 27, 2017

In tales of fairy there is always magic. It presents itself in varying degrees. These signs of enchantment are woven so adeptly into the main narrative, captivating readers; we suspend belief and accept them as truth. Anything seems possible. In most of these stories royalty figures prominently. T...


Jana rated it ★★★★★

October 14, 2017

This Latin twist on The Princess and the Pea fairy tale is a real treat for readers! The rhyming text incorporates Spanish words into the story of a queen trying to find the best wife for her son. She sets up a tricky test to see if she truly has the makings of a princess, but readers will be del...


Chance rated it ★★★★☆

September 07, 2017

A bilingual re-imagination of a classic fairy tale, La Princesa and the Pea weaves English, Spanish, and Peruvian textiles into a memorable story. The story is told in clean, effective rhymes that flow. The book incorporates a Spanish word in most verses, and -- usually -- the word's English mean...


Lindsey rated it ★★★★★

September 14, 2017

I loved the bilingual storytelling and illustrations.


Shauna rated it ★★★★★

August 24, 2017

Adored this one! And the artwork...wow!


Edie rated it ★★★★★

July 11, 2017

A new twist on the well known story thanks to a determined and sneaky la príncipe . The illustrations inspired by the textiles of the indigenous peoples of Peru also add "heft" to this version. The colors are bright and rich, lots of deep reds in the cloths and on faces (sometimes with shyness an...





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