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The Paper Bag Princess

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko

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list price: $7.95
published: May 1980
ISBN:9780920236161
publisher: Annick Press
Description

This bestselling modern classic features a princess who rescues a very snooty—and ungrateful—prince.

About the Authors

Robert Munsch

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Michael Martchenko is the award-winning illustrator of the Classic Munsch series and many other beloved children's books. He was born north of Paris, France, and moved to Canada when he was seven. He lives in Toronto with his wife, Patricia.

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
4 to 7
Grade:
p to 2
Reading age:
4 to 7
Editorial Reviews

“One of the best princess stories ever told, Elizabeth turns the princess stereotype on its head, empowering young girls to be true to themselves.”—BC Parent, 10/05


Included in “Louise Erdrich’s 10 Favorite Books to Read to Kids.” —People Magazine


“… a trailblazer in gender-bending picture books.”—The Huffington Post Canada, 05/04/15


“Some of the best children’s books ever written have been about girls—like The Paper Bag Princess.”—The New York Times


“Witty, vibrant and original.” —Globe and Mail


“A great girl-power story ...” —FamilyFun Magazine


“This humorous story sends an assuring message to readers about women’s (and girls) potential to break through sex-role stereotyping. This book, a pioneer of a slowly growing genre of non-traditional prince and princess stories, introduces a positive image of an empowered woman for children and adults alike.”—Electronic Magazine of Multicultural Education


“... remains a staple in the KidLit pantheon.”—Hamilton Spectator, 10/09/05


“Munsch is brilliant, and this tale has a message of empowerment for young girls and equality for young boys.”—Columbus Alive, 10/11/17

— Columbus Alive

“... a classic feminist picture book.”—Montreal Gazette

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