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The real princess : a mathemagical tale

Author: Brenda Williams; Sophie Fatus; H C Andersen
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Barefoot Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this retelling of the Andersen tale, which also introduces the numbers one to ten and basic addition and subtraction, a queen uses nine golden peas to tell whether each of the girls her three sons hope to marry is a true princess.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books
Fairy tales
Juvenile literature
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Williams; Sophie Fatus; H C Andersen
ISBN: 9781905236886 1905236883
OCLC Number: 62290540
Notes: Illustrations prepared in acrylics with collaged papers.--P. facing title page.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: written by Brenda Williams ; illustrated by Sophie Fatus.

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A classic with a twist this number-crunching take on The Princess and the Pea features not just one princess but three not to mention four horses five dogs six grooms seven gardeners and all kinds of  Read more...

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