The Very Little Princess: Rose's Story (Hardcover)

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In a classic storyteller's voice, Newbery Honor recipient Marion Dane Bauer tells a tale of friendship, family, and fitting in that recalls The Doll People, Rumer Godden, and Hitty, Her First Hundred Years.

Rose is a wild child. She doesn't care what her mother or teacher or schoolmates say—she does what she wants. When she finds a delicate china doll in the attic, she takes it. Then the doll comes to life in her hand. She's loud, obnoxious, selfishly bossy, and claims that she's a princess and Rose is her servant. But she's also tiny and fragile. She needs Rose to keep her safe. And maybe Rose needs Princess Regina, too.

About the Author

Marion Dane Bauer is the author of more than forty books for children, including the Newbery Honor-winning book, " On My Honor, " and "Rain of Fire, " which won a Jane Adams Peace Association Award. She has also won the Kerlan Award for the body of her work. "The Blue Ghost" was named to the Texas Bluebonnet Master List and to the masterlist for the Sunshine State Award. Her Stepping Stones mystery, "The Secret of the Painted House, " was a CCBC Children's Choices Book. Check out her website at

Elizabeth Sayles's luminous art can be seen in over twenty children's books, including "The Goldfish Yawned, " a Bank Street College Best Children's Book for 2005, "Millions of Snowflakes, " and Billy Crystal's "I Already Know I Love You, " a "New York Times" #1 best-selling picture book.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375856921
ISBN-10: 0375856927
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: August 23rd, 2011
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Very Little Princess (Hardcover)