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Children's Fiction Intermediate

Princess Pistachio Treasury

by (author) Marie-Louise Gay

Pajama Press Inc.
Initial publish date
Sep 2018
Intermediate, Siblings, Humorous Stories, Dogs
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2018
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3


A collection of three early readers featuring the sublime Princess Pistachio from the internationally acclaimed Marie-Louise Gay, complete with ribbon bookmarker, gold foil stamping on the cover, and a reinforced spine

A grand collection for early readers transitioning to chapter books, this treasury gathers three madcap Princess Pistachio titles into one divine volume. New fans will cheer for Pistachio as she "discovers" she may be kidnapped royalty in Princess Pistachio, navigates a disastrous day of minding her baby sister in Princess Pistachio and the Pest, and gets caught up in fame when her dog becomes a theater star in Princess Pistachio and Maurice the Magnificent.

Written and illustrated by the internationally bestselling author and illustrator Marie-Louise Gay, the Princess Pistachio Treasury features a ribbon bookmarker, gold foil stamping, and a reinforced spine for a classic treasury feel.


About the author

MARIE-LOUISE GAY has achieved international acclaim as an author and illustrator of children’s books. She has won many awards, including two Governor General’s awards, the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award, the Vicky Metcalf Award and the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award. She has also been nominated for the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award and the Hans Christian Andersen Award. Marie-Louise’s very popular Stella and Sam series has been translated into more than fifteen languages and is loved by children all over the world. Her recent books include Any Questions? and Short Stories for Little Monsters. She lives in Montreal.

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  • Commended, Iowa Public Radio Children's Holiday Book Guide

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Princess Pistachio Treasury

2018 Iowa Public Radio Children's Holiday Book Guide selection

"Marie-Louise Gay's beautiful illustrations carry the stories along in this well-designed treasury which features a ribbon bookmark, gold foil stamping and a reinforced spine. I would recommend this as a purchase for school and public libraries as well as a great gift for an individual child."—Resource Links

"Rating: 5...The illustrations created in India ink, watercolor, ink and colored pencils are a total delight."—Katrina Yurenka, Youth Services Book Review

"Rating: 5...If you are a fan of the whimsical 'Stella' picture books, you will also love these beginner chapter books by Marie-Louise Gay....This would be a great book for early readers because the text is simple and the chapters are short — providing good stopping points throughout different parts of the book. This would also be a great chapter book to read aloud to a beginner reader that may have outgrown picture books but is not quite ready to read chapter books."—Kristin Guay, Youth Services Book Review

"We rated this book: 5/5"—Madie, Age 5, Kids’ BookBuzz


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