Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George

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Rose is one of twelve princesses forced to dance through the night in an underground palace. The key to breaking the spell lies in magic knitting needles, an invisibility cloak, and-of course-true love. Inspired by "The Twelve Dancing Princesses,"this novel is as captivating as it is fresh. Enchanted readers are sure to clamor for the new companion, Princess of Glass, also published.

 

About Jessica Day George

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JESSICA DAY GEORGE is the author of Tuesdays at the Castle as well as the Dragon Slippers and Twelve Dancing Princesses series. Originally from Idaho, she studied at Brigham Young University. She lives with her husband and their three young children in Salt Lake City, Utah. www.jessicadaygeorge.com
 
Published February 1, 2011 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens. 304 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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As she did so deliciously with 2008's Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow, George takes another fairy tale, "The Twelve Dancing Princesses," and turns it into a rich and engaging novel.

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The tale of the Twelve Dancing Princesses has served as the basics for this captivating story, there are twelve princesses, varying in age from seventeen all the way down to six.

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Princess of the Midnight Ball is George’s retelling of the fairy tale about the twelve dancing princesses.

Oct 10 2010 | Read Full Review of Princess of the Midnight Ball

Curled Up With a Good Kid's Book

The legendary Grimm’s fairy tales are justly honored in author Jessica Day George’s very original lattice of fantasy, Princess of Glass .

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