Twelve Dancing Princesses

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Twelve Dancing Princesses

By Brigette Barrager (Retold by); Brigette Barrager (Illustrator)

Chronicle Books (CA), Hardcover, 9780811876964, 40pp.

Publication Date: May 4, 2011

Description
The talented Brigette Barrager lavishly illustrates this beautiful retelling of the Grimm Brothers' "The Twelve Dancing Princesses." In this fairy tale, twelve princesses wake up every morning to find their shoes are worn out and they are totally exhausted A handsome suitor discovers that the princesses are enchanted, and that each night, in their sleep, they travel to a magical world to dance at a ball. Will this handsome suitor be able to break the spell and rescue the princesses?


About the Author
Brigette Barrager is an artist, designer, and illustrator of children's books. Her first two illustrated children's books are Twelve Dancing Princesses and Amy Krouse Rosenthal's Uni the Unicorn. She resides in Los Angeles with her handsome husband, cute doggy, and terrible cat.

Brigette Barrager is an artist, designer, and illustrator of children's books. Her first two illustrated children's books are Twelve Dancing Princesses and Amy Krouse Rosenthal's Uni the Unicorn. She resides in Los Angeles with her handsome husband, cute doggy, and terrible cat.


Praise For Twelve Dancing Princesses

"Barrager brings a fittingly soigné aesthetic to this retelling" - Publishers Weekly

"With art resembling that of animated film and several graceful dance scenes, this story could easily be set to a sound track. ...a pleasing tale for reading aloud and storytelling" - School Library Journal