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La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya

La Princesa and the Pea

La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya
Hardcover
Sep 05, 2017 | 32 Pages
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    Sep 05, 2017 | 32 Pages | 4-8 years

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    Sep 05, 2017 | 32 Pages | 4-8 years

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★ “This engaging read-aloud is a fresh reimagining of a classic [. . .] The endearing and playful illustrations set the story in Peru [. . .] And the pea under the mattresses test? Let’s just say that the prince makes sure his chosen one passes with flying colors.”—School Library Journal, starred review

“The classic Hans Christian Andersen tale unfolds with Latin flair [. . . .] Martinez-Neal’s darling, soft-edged mixed-media illustrations bring the brown-skinned characters to life in costumes from different regions of Peru”—Kirkus

“Martinez-Neal’s illustrations, featuring stylishly exaggerated figures rendered in warm tones and delicate lines, are inspired by the textile designs of the indigenous people of Peru. With eye-catching details on every page, this book is sure to capture the imaginations of young readers. Spanish words are sprinkled throughout, and clever rhymes make this a book to enjoy more than once.”—Booklist

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