The Paper Bag Princess (Classic Munsch)
Published by: Annick Press
Imprint: Annick Press
Sales Date: 2018-04-10
Published: April 2018
32 Pages, 7.80 x 7.80 x 0.30 in
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Over seven million copies in print!
When the fiercest dragon in the whole world smashes Princess Elizabeth’s castle, burns all her clothes, and captures her fiancé, Prince Ronald, Elizabeth takes matters into her own hands. With her wits alone and nothing but a paper bag to wear, the princess challenges the dragon to show his strength in the hopes of saving the prince. But is it worth all that trouble?
Readers the world-over have fallen in love with this classic story of girl power. Now a newly designed Classic Munsch edition will introduce the tale to a new generation of young feminists.
“A perfect lesson in emancipation and self-confidence.”The Indian Express, 10/14/18
“If ever there were a book with the most perfect plot twist, this could be it . . . This princess tale is short and sweet and funny, and empowers young girls to be true to themselves . . . a classic picture book that packs a real punch to the “princess” genre!”The Children’s Book Review, 05/18/18
“We can thank Robert Munsch for his gender-breaking book and celebrate its message.”The Virginian-Pilot, 03/15/20
“An entertaining read that champions strong, independent, and intelligent girls.”The Horn Book, 09/18/20
“This is an extremely popular children’s book . . . that needs a resurgence! It has sold over 7 million copies and gained an endorsement from the National Organization for Women.”Ms Magazine, 12/16/20
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