The Birthday Ball

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The Birthday Ball

by Lois Lowry

Illustrations by Jules Feiffer

First Release:

May 2010

ISBN: 9780547238692

"Suitors! The princess hated the thought of it." In just five days, Princess Patricia Priscilla will turn sixteen. At a grand birthday ball, she must choose a husband from her noble suitors: Duke Desmond of Dyspepsia, Prince Percival of Pustula, and conjoint counts, Colin and Cuthbert. The princess's thoughts about the upcoming festivities? Bored, bored, bored. So "perfectly disguised as a pitiful peasant," she sneaks out of the palace to attend the village school. Black-and-white illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9780547238692
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: -
    Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
    Page Count: 192
    Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 7 3/4"
    Dewey Classification: F
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.2, Points: 4
    Lexile: Level: 870L
    Genre: Fiction.
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