The King Who Wouldn't Sleep by Debbie Singleton
(Andersen Press Picture Books)

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Synopsis

There once was a king who wouldn't sleep—not even a wink!—until he found the perfect prince for his lovely daughter. Princes came from all around. Not one of them was right. But there was someone else watching with an unexpectedly cunning plan up his not-so-royal sleeve...
 

About Debbie Singleton

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Holly Swain's distinctive style of illustration can be seen in Pedro the Brave and Alberto the Dancing Alligator?
 
Published January 1, 2012 by Andersen Press. 1 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books.

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In this clever retelling of a common story, a king is determined to find the perfect prince for his lovely daughter.

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The eponymous king is an insomniac by choice: he “loved his only daughter so much that he had resolved to watch over her every day and every night, until he could find her the perfect prince.” Determined to get some face-time alone with the princess, suitors try to lull or even drug the king...

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Summary: We all know that fathers can be a little over protective as far as their daughters are concerned but the king in this story really does take it too far.

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