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La princesa and the pea / Susan Middleton Elya ; illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal.

Elya, Susan Middleton, 1955- (author.). Martinez-Neal, Juana, (illustrator.). Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875 Prindsessen paa ærten. (Added Author).


"A rhyming twist on a classic fairy tale in which a queen places a pea under a young lady's mattress to see if she is truly a princess. Incorporates Spanish words and Includes a glossary"-- Provided by publisher.
El prìcipe knows this girl is the one for him. But, as usual, his mother doesn't agree. The queen has a secret test in mind to see if this girl is really a princesa. But the prince might just have a sneaky plan, too ... Readers will be enchanted by this Latino twist on the classic story, and captivated by the vibrant art inspired by the culture of Peru. -- From dust jacket.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399251566
  • ISBN: 0399251561
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2017]

Content descriptions

Target Audience Note:
530 Lexile.
Structure indicator: 90 (high) Syntactic indicator: 70 (medium) Semantic indicator: 100 (very high) Decoding indicator: 60 (medium) Lexile.
AD530L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader 3.1.
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.1 0.5 191340.
Language Note:
In Spanish and English.
Awards Note:
Pura Belpré Award, 2018
Subject: Princesses > Juvenile fiction.
Stories in rhyme > Juvenile literature.
Spanish language > Vocabulary > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Fairy tales.
Stories in rhyme.

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