Princess Cora and the Crocodile, by Laura Amy Schlitz | Book Giveaway
Prizes and samples provided by Candlewick Press
The Children’s Book Review | March 28, 2017
A Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Medalist join forces to give an overscheduled princess a day off — and a deliciously wicked crocodile a day on.
Enter to win a copy of Princess Cora and the Crocodile, written by Laura Amy Schlitz and illustrated by Brian Floca.
Two (2) winners receive:
- A copy of Princess Cora and the Crocodile
Age Range: 4-8
Hardcover: 80 pages
Giveaway begins March 28, 2017, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends April 28, 2017, at 11:59 P.M. PST.
Written by Laura Amy Schlitz
Illustrated by Brian Floca
Publisher’s Synopsis: A Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Medalist join forces to give an overscheduled princess a day off — and a deliciously wicked crocodile a day on.
Princess Cora is sick of boring lessons. She’s sick of running in circles around the dungeon gym. She’s sick, sick, sick of taking three baths a day. And her parents won’t let her have a dog. But when she writes to her fairy godmother for help, she doesn’t expect that help to come in the form of a crocodile—a crocodile who does notbehave properly. With perfectly paced dry comedy, children’s book luminaries Laura Amy Schlitz and Brian Floca send Princess Cora on a delightful outdoor adventure — climbing trees! getting dirty! having fun! — while her alter ego wreaks utter havoc inside the castle, obliging one pair of royal helicopter parents to reconsider their ways.
Ages 3-7 | Publisher: Candlewick | March 28, 2017 | ISBN-13: 978-0763648220
About Laura Amy Schlitz
Laura Amy Schlitz is the author of the Newbery Medal winner Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village, the Newbery Honor Book and New York Times bestseller Splendors and Glooms, the Scott O’Dell Award winner and New York Times bestseller The Hired Girl, the sumptuously illustrated chapter book The Night Fairy, and other critically acclaimed books for young readers. A teacher as well as a writer, Laura Amy Schlitz lives in Maryland.
About Brian Floca
Brian Floca is the author-illustrator of the Caldecott Medal winner Locomotive, the Robert F. Sibert Honor books Moonshot and Lightship, and other picture books, and is the illustrator of many more books for young readers. Brian Floca lives and works in Brooklyn.
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