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Princesses Are Not Quitters!

Lum, Kate (Book - 2003 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Princesses Are Not Quitters!


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Three bored princesses decide to become servants for a day and learn what hard work is all about.
Authors: Lum, Kate
Title: Princesses are not quitters!
Publisher: New York :, Bloomsbury Children's Books :, Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrink Publishers,, 2003.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,30 cm.
Summary: Three bored princesses decide to become servants for a day and learn what hard work is all about.
Local Note: 15
Additional Contributors: Hellard, Susan
ISBN: 158234762X
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Report This Dec 25, 2011
  • crankylibrarian rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A delightful picture book featuring 3 bored princesses who decide their servants have all fun. Impetuously, they decide to switch places with them for a day...a very long day for the princesses. After 18 hours of scrubbing, cooking, weeding, and missing meals,the exhausted princesses reach an epiphany: life as a servant is NOT fun, and not fair. It takes awhile, but they eventually devise a clever solution that will bring a smile to every reader's face. Lum avoids the cliches in many other rich/...moreA delightful picture book featuring 3 bored princesses who decide their servants have all fun. Impetuously, they decide to switch places with them for a day...a very long day for the princesses. After 18 hours of scrubbing, cooking, weeding, and missing meals,the exhausted princesses reach an epiphany: life as a servant is NOT fun, and not fair. It takes awhile, but they eventually devise a clever solution that will bring a smile to every reader's face. Lum avoids the cliches in many other rich/poor switcheroo stories. The princesses learn to appreciate the satisfaction of a job well done, but it's clear the servant girls are having a ball(the scenes of them lolling barefoot in the garden while the princesses slave away are priceless).

Report This Dec 08, 2011
  • Violet_Giraffe_35 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This is a good book for little girls and is highly recommended.

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