A Treasury of Princess Stories

A Treasury of Princess Stories

By Amy Ehrlich (Retold by); Gary Blythe (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763644789, 80pp.

Publication Date: September 22, 2009

Description

The quintessential collection of classic princess tales, fondly and faithfully retold and lavished with rich, expressive illustrations.

Spirited or sacrificing, spoiled or innocent, the iconic heroines in these cherished tales have long had a hold on children’s imagination. Amy Ehrlich deftly recaptures these princess stories with warmth and wit, never diluting their central power. And Gary Blythe brings them to life in splendid paintings glowing with true enchantment.



About the Author
Amy Ehrlich is the founding editor of Candlewick Press, and the award-winning author of many books for children, including "Leo"; "Zack and Emmie", illustrated by Steven Kellogg; "The Day the Goose Got Loose", illustrated by Steven Kellogg; and most recently "Rachel Carson", illustrated by Wendell Minor. Amy is also the author of "Where It Stops Nobody Knows", a Booklist Book of the Year, and "Joyride". She lives in Vermont with her family.

Michael Morpurgo is the award-winning author of more than ninety books and a former British Children's Laureate. He lives in Devon, England.
Gary Blythe has illustrated numerous picture books, including THE WHALES' SONG by Dyan Sheldon, which was awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal. He lives in London.