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In a nutshell: princesses can be masked avengers too! | Princess Magnolia is neat, polite and very, very sweet, but when she gets a call on her monster-alarm she changes in an instant to become the Princess in Black, more than able to take on the huge monsters that live underneath her kingdom. In her black cape and mask, she uses techniques like the Princess Pounce and the Twinkle Twinkle Little Smash to overcome a big blue monster, before rushing back to the palace to keep her secret hidden from nosy Duchess Wigtower. The story is hugely entertaining and very neatly written, the sentences short enough for beginner readers, but packed with action nonetheless. With lively full colour illustrations on every page this is a really super series for young children, and who could resist a princess like Magnolia? ~ Andrea Reece
The first in a funny, action-packed series for young readers who like their princesses not only prim and perfect, but also dressed in black! Princess Magnolia is having hot chocolate and scones with Duchess Wigtower when... Brring! Brring! The monster alarm! A big blue monster is threatening the goats! Stopping monsters is no job for dainty Princess Magnolia. But luckily Princess Magnolia has a secret - she's also the Princess in Black, and stopping monsters is the perfect job for her!
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[...] funny Superman-themed book, with beautiful illustrations by LeUyen Pham [...] The List
|Publication date:||6th July 2017|
|Author:||Shannon Hale, Dean Hale|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers, 7+ readers|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, Fantasy / Magical|
|Recommendations:||Reviewed by Children|
Shannon Hale is the New York Times bestselling author of the Ever After High trilogy, as well as the award-winning Goose Girl and the Newbery Honor-winning Princess Academy. She co-wrote the graphic novels Rapunzel's Revenge and Calamity Jack with her husband Dean Hale, along with The Princess in Black. Shannon and Dean live in Utah with their four children and a small plastic pig for a pet. Follow Dean Hale on Twitter.More About Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
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