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Bad Princess: True Tales from Behind the Tiara

By: Kris Waldherr

With more than thirty real-life, not-so-fairy tales from history to today, this mix of royal biography, pop culture, art, and style is a spin on the traditional princess narrative. Afterword on present-day princesses. Princess-themed board game. Selected further reading. Two-color illustrations.

ISBN: 9781338047981

JLG Release: May 2018


Sensitive Areas: Language: Crude Humor
Topics: Princesses , Biography , Social life and customs

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A work of nonfiction covering, you guessed it, real princesses. The book is full of facts, pictures, illustrated charts, and more. Readers will learn about Salic law, “princess wars,” how to wed a prince circa the 1800s, and more. For instance, Salic law was not practiced everywhere. It held that only males could inherit the throne. Thi A work of nonfiction covering, you guessed it, real princesses. The book is full of facts, pictures, illustrated charts, and more. Readers will learn about Salic law, “princess wars,” how to wed a prince circa the 1800s, and more. For instance, Salic law was not practiced everywhere. It held that only males could inherit the throne. This is a peppy, interesting read; it’s perfect for tweens. Waldherr makes the information relatable by using current pop culture references, while splashes of color add much to the overall design. The title also will prompt reluctant studernts to learn more about history and what living like a royal was like in the past and present. VERDICT This is a great book to recommend to readers who want a taste of history with a side of fairy tale princesses.—Maeve Dodds, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, NC

Book Details

ISBN

9781338047981

First Release

May 2018

Genre

Nonfic

Dewey Classification

305.5/22092/2

Trim Size

6" x 8"

Page Count

128

Accelerated Reader

N/A

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 7.5; Points: 4;

Lexile

Level 1030L

Format

Print Book

Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher

Scholastic

Potentially Sensitive Areas

Language: Crude Humor

Topics

Princesses, Biography, Social life and customs,

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