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The Practical Princess and Other Liberating Fairy Tales The practical princess is not your regular wimpy princess. In fact, she couldn't be more different: no swooning, getting saved from dragons, or being whisked off by handsome princes. She knows what she wants and just how to get it. New Read eBook The Practical Princess and Other Liberating Fairy Tales author Jay Williams – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. Some of the first reinvented, reconsidered fairy tales I ever read, and still among the best Whimsical, edifying, funny and cohesive The beautiful silhouette illustrations only add to its many charms.

  2. I bought this book in the early 1980 s so that my new born daughter would have a different kind of fairy tale for me to read to her and her to read later on her own It s full of royal women who can think, act and rescue not just themselves, but sometimes the hapless Prince We also read regular fairy tales as I believe that magical thinking is also important I grew up before Title IX, so being a hero in an arena for a female was not a great possibility, but did happen This book may be dat I bought this book in the early 1980 s so that my new born daughter would have a different kind of fairy tale for me to read to her and her to read later on her own It s full of royal women who can think, act and rescue not just themselves, but sometimes the hapless Prince We also read regular fairy tales as I believe that magical thinking is also important...

  3. I remember reading these tales when I was really young At first, I thought that I would not like the book because I thought it would be too feminist I like a princess in distress but I was wrong The stories are very original and keep you hooked The princess are very smart, beautiful and normal The book is full of riches and beauty I really like how they describe the places, instead of saying go to the desert, they say, a land where the trees have leaves but no branches and where the gr I remember reading these tales when I was really young At first, I thought that I would not like the book because I thought it would be too feminist I like a princess in distress but I was wrong The stories are very original and keep you hooked The princess are very smart, beautiful and normal The book is full of riches and beauty I really like how they describe the places, instead of saying go to the desert, they say, a land where the trees have leaves but no branches and where the ground moves when the wind blows spoilers a little My favorite tale of the six is The Practical Princess Bedelia is beautiful, smart and has common sense The story was a combination of sleeping beauty and Rapunzel Sleeping beauty because the fairies give her gifts and because the prince is under a sleep...

  4. Another set of short fairy tales six of them , this one for much younger readers The heroines in this are feisty and interesting and actually DO something, which is always a nice change They re aimed at pre teens so were a little too obvious...

  5. All of the princesses in this collection of original tales are smart and funny, and certainly not waiting around to be rescued they go forth to rescue themselves and others I highly recommend it to anyo...

  6. Anyone who wants to know a lot of the secrets of my personality should read this book The idea is so cliche like the politically correct fairly tales up ending gender roles and what not, but really, I ...

  7. I loved this book as a girl All of the princesses are smart and funny, and certainly not waiting around to be rescued they go forth to rescue themselves and others I highly recommend it to anyone whose kids are obsessed with princesses ...

  8. One of my favorites growing up, but couldn t remember the title I think this was my first introduction to silhouettes This may still be at my mother s house, but I intend to at least put a slip of paper with my name on it inside.

  9. I loved these stories when I was a kid Loving them just as hard as an adult They re a brilliant example of the classical form of a fairy tale, and they have great heroines who rescue themselves.

  10. I grew up with this book and I have an original copy that has a different cover.

  11. I remember how much I adored this book when I was a kid and it s still really good It s always refreshing to read a fairy tale where the princess is allowed to be smart and save the prince The only trouble is that now...

  12. I grew up with this collection it was one of the first chapter books I read on my own, so it holds a special place in my heart My personal favorite story of this collection was Petronella.I love the princesses in this story they re all very individual, well developed characters They work thei...