The Princess in Black

PrincessInBlack

  • The Princess in Black
  • written by Shannon Hale & Dean Hale
  • illustrated by LeUyen Pham
  • published by Candlewick Press (2014)
  • Roar Score: 4/5

Princess Magnolia is having hot chocolate and scones with Duchess Wigtower when….wait a minute, wait a minute. Duchess Wigtower? How awesome a name is that? And it doesn’t end there.

How can you not love a book with a passage like this:

 In the courtyard, Frimplepants was nibbling an apple. He swished his sparkly tail. He pranced on his golden hooves. He gave the horn upon his brow a little toss.
 Clearly, Frimplepants was a unicorn.
 Or was he?

Stupendous! Isn’t the suspense killing you? Was he or wasn’t he a unicorn??

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