Pirates and Princesses

By Jill Kargman; Christine Davenier (Illustrator)
(Dutton Juvenile, Hardcover, 9780525422297, 32pp.)

Publication Date: September 15, 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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Description

Ivy and Fletch have been best friends since babyhood. But when they get to kindergarten, they discover that the girls play with the girls, and the boys with the boys; suddenly Ivy and Fletch find themselves apart on the playground, on the Princess Team and the Pirate Team. It isn't until Fletch steps in to rescue Princess Ivy from pirate capture that they realize they miss playing together. Can they desegregate their playground?

This lighthearted story of cooperation and open-mindedness will resonate with kids, parents, and teachers everywhere.




About the Author

Jill Kargman (www.jillkargman.com) has written for TV and film, and is a New York Times bestselling novelist. She wrote this story with her daughter, Sadie, inspired by a kindergarten playground incident. Jill and Sadie live in New York City.

Christine Davenier is the New York Times bestselling illustrator of The Very Fairy Princess by Julie Andrews and Emma Hamilton. She lives in Paris, France.

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