The Frog Princess by J. Patrick Lewis

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This famous story tells of a great tsar, his three sons, and a wise princess. The tsar orders each of his sons to shoot an arrow as far as he can. The woman who finds it will be that son's bride. In what seems a cruel twist of fate, the tsar's youngest son finds his arrow held in the mouth of a little green frog. Full-color illustrations.
 

About J. Patrick Lewis

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J. Patrick Lewis " has authored more than fifty books of poetry for children. In 2011, he was named the Children's Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation and was given the NCTE Excellence in Children's Poetry Award. He lives in Westerville, Ohio.Visit his website at www.jpatricklewis.com. GENNADY SPIRIN " has illustrated numerous books, which have been published in both his native Europe and the United States. He lives in New Jersey.
 
Published September 10, 1994 by Dial. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books. Non-fiction

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It turns out that Vasilia had a mere three days left to fulfill a curse her sinister father cast on her, yet now, without her skins, she will never see the prince again unless he can find her in the Kingdom beyond Blue Kingdoms.

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Spirin's ( The Children of Lir ) sumptuous art is reason alone to celebrate this volume, but the text is every bit as rich.

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Variety

Disney goes back to the drawing board with results more diverting than captivating in "The Princess and the Frog."

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