The Princess and the Pea

by Hans Christian Andersen and Janet Stevens

A succinct retelling of the story about the sensitive princess, especially notable... read more

A succinct retelling of the story about the sensitive princess, especially notable for its rich color illustrations which are full of intricate patterns and sweeping vertical lines. The book itself is nearly 13 inches tall so that when the wakeful princess peers down from atop 20 mattresses and 20 quilts, one truly feels a sense of height. (Ages 5-9)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1985

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