The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke

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Cornelia Funke, author of the international best-seller THE THIEF LORD, makes her brilliant debut as a picture-book writer with this winning tale of a young princess's adventure!

Violet is a young princess who wishes she could show the world that she is just as brave and strong as her brothers. But her strict father insists that she get married, and her brothers only mock her when she wants to be included in their fun. So Violet decides to use her intelligence and bravery to show everyone--once and for all--what she's made of. Disguising herself as a boy, Violet takes part in a knights' jousting tournament. When she wins the contest, she reveals her true identity--and wins the prize of freedom!

About Cornelia Funke

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Cornelia Funke is the internationally acclaimed, bestselling author of The Thief Lord, Dragon Rider, and the Inkheart trilogy, along with many other chapter and picture books for younger readers. She lives in Los Angeles, California, in a house filled with books. Kerstin Meyer is the award-winning illustrator of Pirate Girl and The Princess Knight, a story of young Princess Violetta who wants to be treated by her older brothers who are training to be knights. Kerstin lives in Hamburg, Germany.
Published March 1, 2004 by Chicken House. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books.

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This author/illustrator team once again embarks upon a tale of an obstreperous princess.

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As they did in The Princess Knight , Funke and Meyer once again skewer the princess stereotype.

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However, when she turns 16, the king arranges a tournament and says Violetta must marry the winner.

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