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- DescriptionIn a twist on the classic fairy tale, a princess in 15th-century Spain refused to wait to be rescued by a prince and instead chose one for herself. This book tells Isabella of Castile's story with sections on the clothes she wore, the foods she ate, and why she is remembered today.
- Author BiographyShirin Yim Bridges' first book, Ruby's Wish, was a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book and won the Ezra Jack Keats award. It is on several state reading lists, has been translated into seven languages, and is now in its eleventh edition. The Umbrella Queen made TIME/CNN's Top 10 Lists and was also named a Best Children's Book by the Bank Street College of Education. Horrible Hauntings won an IRA/CBC Children's Choices Award. Mary Wrightly So Politely launched in April 2013 to starred reviews in both Kirkus and Publishers Weekly. To date, every book that Shirin has written or published has achieved national acclaim. Responsible for the pen-and-watercolor illustrations that bring our princesses to life, Albert Nguyen received his MFA from the Academy of Art in 2006. He grew up in Minnesota before moving to San Francisco. In addition to being fond of drawing, painting, comics, and cartoons, Albert has a special affection for chubby animals. The Thinking Girl's Treasury of Real Princesses are his first children's books.
- Author(s)Shirin Yim Bridges
- PublisherGoosebottom Books Llc
- Date of Publication01/10/2010
- GenreChildren's General Non-Fiction
- Series TitleThe Thinking Girl's Treasury of Real Princesses
- Place of PublicationFoster City, CA
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintGoosebottom Books Llc
- Content Note22 colour photos, 7 colour illus, 4 b/w illus, 3 w/c illus, 1 diagram & 1 map
- Weight381 g
- Width273 mm
- Height241 mm
- Spine8 mm
- Illustrator(s)Albert Nguyen
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