Not All Princesses Dress in Pink by Jane YolenNot All Princesses Dress in Pink by Jane Yolen

Not All Princesses Dress in Pink

byJane Yolen, Heidi E. Y. StempleIllustratorAnne-Sophie Lanquetin

Picture Books | June 15, 2010

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Not all princesses dress in pink.
Some play in bright red socks that stink,
blue team jerseys that don’t quite fit,
accessorized with a baseball mitt,
and a sparkly crown!

Princesses come in all kinds. Exuberant text from Jane Yolen and her daughter Heidi Yolen Stemple paired with charming illustrations prove that girls can jump in mud puddles and climb trees, play sports and make messes—all while wearing their tiaras! Not every girl has a passion for pink, but all young ladies will love this empowering affirmation of their importance and unlimited potential.
Jane Yolen was born February 11, 1939 in New York City. She attended New York's PS 93, then Hunter Junior High. She spent her high school years at Stapler High School in Westport Connecticut and earned her BA from Smith College in 1960. Yolen is married to Professor David W. Stemple with whom she has three children, all of who have wri...
Title:Not All Princesses Dress in PinkFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 8.5 × 11 × 0.4 inPublished:June 15, 2010Publisher:Simon & Schuster Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1416980180

ISBN - 13:9781416980186

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Editorial Reviews

* “Lanquetin’s digitally rendered illustrations depict girls of all shapes, sizes and colors; they are mischievous, exuberant, dirty, exhausted, serious and, most of all, authentic. A joyful and much-needed antidote to the precious pink pestilence that has infested picture books aimed at girls.”

-- KIRKUS, May 15, 2010, * STAR