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Princess Hyacinth (The Surprising Tale of a Girl Who Floated) by Florence Parry Heide

Princess Hyacinth (The Surprising Tale of a Girl Who Floated)

  • Paperback $7.99

    Mar 01, 2016 | 48 Pages | 4-8 years

  • Hardcover $17.99

    Sep 22, 2009 | 48 Pages | 4-8 years

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Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, August 15, 2009:
“Smith’s elegantly cartoonish brush-and-ink character survives an exhilarating scare involving a kite, a rescue and a newly formed friendship. Heide’s prose takes off just when Hyacinth does.”

Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, August 17, 2009:
“Heide possesses the ability to tell a moralistic tale without a hint of didacticism.”

Starred Review, School Library Journal, November 2009:
“Heide’s tale bubbles with effervescence, drawing readers into the fantasy with a lively, conversational text.”


Chicago Public LibraryÂ’s Best of the Best books WINNER

Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choices WINNER 2010

Kid’s Indie Next List “Inspired Recommendations for Kids from Indie Booksellers” WINNER 2009

Parents’ Choice Silver Honor Book WINNER 2009

Indiana Young Hoosier Master List NOMINEE 2011

Charlotte Zolotow Award HONOR

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