The Paper Princess by Elisa Kleven

The Paper Princess

byElisa Kleven

Paperback | May 1, 1998

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A gust of wind sends a paper princess flying. ?Wait! I didn?t finish you,? cries the little girl who made her. ?I?ll finish myself,? calls the princess, and the wind carries her away, over a meadow and a river, to a carnival and a town, until finally she finds her way home. Elisa Kleven?s ?mixed-media collages are a kaleidoscope of color and activity, encompassing a vast, multiracial cast of happy people? (Publishers Weekly). ?The best book yet from this talented author/illustrator, and one that children will love.? -- School Library Journal, starred reviewElisa Kleven?s award-winning picture books include her own Ernst and The Lion and the Little Red Bird, the illustrations for Abuela, by Arthur Dorros, and her most recent book for Dutton, The Puddle Pail. She lives near San Francisco, California.

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Title:The Paper PrincessFormat:PaperbackPublished:May 1, 1998Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140564241

ISBN - 13:9780140564242

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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One big breath of wind sends the paper princess sailing into the air. The little girl who was making her is upset. She wasn’t finished. But the paper princess will finish herself. And away on the wind she travels -- over a meadow, river, carnival and a town. With a bit of luck, she just might make it home. The Paper Princess contains delightfully intricate illustrations and explores the power of children’s imagination.