Twelve Dancing Princesses by John Cech


Twelve Dancing Princesses by John Cech

Every day, 12 princesses mysteriously wear out 12 new pairs of shoes - and neither the king, nor a series of hopeful suitors, can figure out how. Then a simple soldier, with a little magic on his side, gives it a try. Will he succeed where others have failed? Lucy Corvino's illustrations capture the princesses' graceful dancing world in this beautiful version of the classic fairy tale. now in paperback.


Praise for the hardcover version of The Twelve Dancing Princesses Corvino has create[d] lovely illustrations in the classic fairy-tale style. This adaptation is a worthy purchase for most collections, and the upbeat retelling makes the tale accessible to children as young as five or six years. School Library Journal

About the Author

John Cech is a professor of English at the University of Florida where he is the Director of the Center for Children's Literature and Culture. Lucy Corvino's books for Sterling include several Classic StartsTM titles: Poetry for Young People: Robert Louis Stevenson', 'A Father's Song' and numerous joke and puzzle books.

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32 pages


John Cech
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Publication date

31st March 2016



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