The Princess And Curdie

Paperback | August 1, 1996

byGeorge MacdonaldIllustratorHelen Stratton

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A classic story of magic, mystery, and adventure in a fairy-tale world.

Princess Irene’s great-great-grandmother has a testing task for Curdie. Curdie will not go alone though; she provides him with a companion, the oddest and ugliest creature Curdie has ever seen, but one who turns out to be the most loyal friend he could have hoped for.

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 The wicked goblins that live under the earth in the realm of the Princess Irene have once again contrived some terrible plan to destroy the royal family — but fortunately, the brave and devoted Curdie is here to aid the lovely princess and restore order. It won’t be an easy task though, for this time, the goblins have some special mis...

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A classic story of magic, mystery, and adventure in a fairy-tale world.Princess Irene’s great-great-grandmother has a testing task for Curdie. Curdie will not go alone though; she provides him with a companion, the oddest and ugliest creature Curdie has ever seen, but one who turns out to be the most loyal friend he could have hoped fo...

George MacDonald (1824-1905) was a minister who was rejected by his congregation, and struggled thereafter to support his family of eleven children by writing. In his own day he was celebrated as poet, preacher, and lecturer, and as the author of numerous novels. He is best known today for his vivid children's stories. U. C. Knoepflmac...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.75 × 5.13 × 0.69 inPublished:August 1, 1996Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140367624

ISBN - 13:9780140367621

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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 The wicked goblins that live under the earth in the realm of the Princess Irene have once again contrived some terrible plan to destroy the royal family — but fortunately, the brave and devoted Curdie is here to aid the lovely princess and restore order. It won’t be an easy task though, for this time, the goblins have some special mischief up their sleeves! The sequel to George MacDonald’s cherished fairy tale The Princess and the Goblin, The Princess and Curdie comes to a fresh generation of readers in this beautifully edited Puffin Classics edition for children eight and up.