King And King

Hardcover | March 1, 2003

byLinda De Haan, Stern NijlandIllustratorLinda De Haan

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The Crown Kitty
and Friends
Cordially Invite You
to Celebrate
a Royal Wedding

Reception to follow
in the Royal Gardens

Bring Lots of Presents

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The Crown Kitty and Friends Cordially Invite You to Celebrate a Royal WeddingReception to follow in the Royal GardensBring Lots of Presents

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“Indeed a book whose time has come, this is no pusillanimous bibliotherapy; it is, rather, a joyful celebration that at the same time firmly challenges the assumptions established and perpetuated by the entire canon of children’s picture books. Hurrah to newcomers de Haan and Nijland and to the publisher for bringing them to an American audience.”—Starred review, Kirkus Reviews“Progressive . . . ...

Writer and illustrator duo Linda de Haan and Stern Nijland met in art school and founded their studio in the dressing rooms of a former public swimming pool, The Papermill. (No, they don't wear flippers and goggles to work and yes, that is a lifeguard chair.) In addition to being talented artists, Linda and Stern are expert sandcastle builders. This is their first picture book.
Format:HardcoverPublished:March 1, 2003Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1582460612

ISBN - 13:9781582460611

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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On the tallest mountain above the town lived a queen,
the young crown prince,
and the crown kitty.

The queen had ruled for many long years and she was tired of it.
She made up her mind that the prince would marry
and become king before
the end of the summer.


“Wake up!”
called the queen.

“We’re going to have a little talk, you and I.”