The Princess in Black

The Princess in Black

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Who says princesses can't wear black? When trouble raises its blue monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in Black.

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! A rollicking read from the award-winning writing team of Shannon and Dean Hale and illustrator LeUyen Pham.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 130 x 200 x 10mm | 210g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1406376450
  • 9781406376456
  • 208,388

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[...] funny Superman-themed book, with beautiful illustrations by LeUyen Pham [...] * The List * "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, LoveReading * "The Princess in Black is a great stay-at-home adventure for all the children who love a plot twist." * LoveReading Kids Panel Reviewer * "A lovely story featuring a princess who is also a superhero because why can't girls be both? The illustrations by LeUyen Phan are stunning and add to the humour of this story." * LoveReading Kids Panel Reviewer * "Interesting Book with a beautiful story and colourful illustrations." * LoveReading Kids Panel Reviewer *
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About Shannon Hale

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. @haleshannon @Halespawn

LeUyen Pham illustrated the New York Times bestsellers Freckleface Strawberry, by actress Julianne Moore, and Grace for President. She is also the author and illustrator of All the Things I Love About You and Big Sister, Little Sister, among many picture books. She lives in California.
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Rating details

8,890 ratings
4.09 out of 5 stars
5 39% (3,464)
4 38% (3,392)
3 18% (1,577)
2 3% (309)
1 2% (148)
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