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The Princess and the Giant

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The Princess and the Giant
Written by Caryl Hart
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780763680077
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The Princess and the Giant

author: Caryl Hart
illustrator: Sarah Warburton

Princess Sophie is exhausted, and it's all because that grumpy old giant up on the beanstalk can't sleep. His stomps and stamps keep everyone awake. But as the resourceful Princess Sophie reads her favorite book of fairy tales, she wonders if she might just have the answer. She bravely climbs the beanstalk carrying a tasty bowl of porridge, a cuddly teddy bear, and cozy blanket to help soothe the giant. But nothing works until finally Sophie hits upon the perfect thing — a bedtime story! Everyone lives (and sleeps) happily ever after, but when Sophie then teaches the giant how to read himself, it is the most perfect ending of all.

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0763680079 /  9780763680077
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 13/16" x 11 7/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
Native American; Caribbean & Latin American; Girls & Women;
author’s comments:
Caryl Hart is a children's writer who also runs creative workshops with local schools. She lives in Derbyshire, England, with her guitar-playing husband, two cheeky daughters, one extremely fluffy black cat, a goldfish, four hens, and a dog named Roo. As well as writing, Caryl Hart loves walking in the hills, swimming, snuggling, baking, weeding, running, sleeping, chatting, and sitting in cafés.
illustrator’s comments:
Sarah Warburton grew up in North Wales. She studied illustration at the University of the West of England and hasn't looked back since. She has created many books and illustrated the Rumblewick series, which has sold worldwide and is under movie option. Sarah Warburton lives in England with her husband, two children, and a grumpy guinea pig.
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