The Paper Bag Princess

The Paper Bag Princess

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First published in 1980 and with over four million copies in print, The Paper Bag Princess (the story of a resourceful princess and her useless prince) has captured the hearts of readers young and old all around the world. The New York Times called it ""one of the best children's books ever written"" and it has appeared countless times on ""best books"" lists. The story reverses the ""princess and dragon"" folklore stereotype and celebrates feisty females everywhere, making it a firm favourite with female readers of all ages, as well as women's groups, teachers and librarians.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Board book | 28 pages
  • 152 x 152 x 16.51mm | 255g
  • Ontario, Canada
  • English
  • w. numerous col. ill.
  • 1554512115
  • 9781554512119
  • 55,438

Review quote

Like the original, this version will be sure to charm young children and is a must-have for any preschool library--Kristen Ferguson"Canadian Materials" (01/08/2010)
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About Robert Munsch

Robert Munsch is a best-selling children's author, with over 30 million books sold in over a dozen languages.
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Rating details

49,772 ratings
4.3 out of 5 stars
5 54% (27,107)
4 27% (13,641)
3 13% (6,547)
2 3% (1,640)
1 2% (837)

Our customer reviews

Didn't realise that its not the full story in this edition. This is more for toddlers and only has about half of the text that the paperback edition has. Still a nice story but have since bought the paperback so I can read my daughter the whole thing. (Plus the last line is '... you are a bum' rather than the classic ' are a toad' which I was disappointed in.)show more
by Nicola Gordon
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