The Paper Bag Princess

Robert Munsch, Michael Martchenko. annick press. (32p) ISBN 9781773210292

The Paper Bag Princess
The Paper Bag Princess
Another book that I’ve had sitting on the shelves for what feels like forever, I can’t really remember why I got it but I’m pretty sure it was at the recommendation of someone as a ‘book you need to read’.

Of course they were right, short and sharp, this book had me laughing a lot, especially the end (no spoilers) where I barked out loud. Takes a dragon and princess story and turns it on its head.

The story of Princes Elizabeth as she tracks down Prince Ronald who has been abducted by the fierce, fire-breathing dragon.

With many obstacles to overcome and dressed only in a paper bag, Elizabeth shows a great deal of cunning and intelligence.

The ending was totally unexpected but excellent.

A brilliant read, supported with hilarious illustrations.

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