The Princess Who Danced with Cranes by Annette LeBoxThe Princess Who Danced with Cranes by Annette LeBox

The Princess Who Danced with Cranes

byAnnette LeBoxIllustratorKasia Charko

Paperback | June 17, 1997

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Long ago, Princess Vivian lived in a castle surrounded by a beautiful marsh. She loved to play in the rich greenery and eat the wild berries she found. Most of all she loved to dance with the cranes who lived by the river.But one day a stranger came and beguiled the villagers with a wonderful new game called Gulleywhupper. Everyone loved it, including the King and Queen. In fact, the game was so popular they had to dam up the river to make more room to play. Before anyone really noticed, the marsh had dried up, no more berries could be found, and the music of the cranes no longer rang through the morning mist.A beautiful fable for readers under nine, The Princess Who Danced With Cranes reminds young people about the fragility of nature. It also shows how each of us has a role to play in protecting the environment.
Annette LeBox lives in British Columbia near a marshy area inhabited by cranes. This is her second book. Her first, published by HarperCollins in 1996, is called Miss Rafferty’s Rainbow Socks.A professional illustrator who has worked in both England and Canada, Kasia Charko has illustrated a number of projects, including a recent pictu...
Title:The Princess Who Danced with CranesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 10.49 × 7.97 × 0.09 inPublished:June 17, 1997Publisher:Second Story Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0929005872

ISBN - 13:9780929005874

Appropriate for ages: 6

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Treat your children to an enchanting fairy tale with a meaningful message. The Princess Who Danced with Cranes is the story of Princess Vivian who lives in a castle surrounded by a marsh. When a stranger introduces the kingdom to an engaging new game, Vivian's friends in the wildlife are threatened. Now the town must choose between their fun new pastime and the irreplaceable inhabitants of the marsh.