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By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: November 26, 2009

The Children’s Book Review proudly shares this list of GREAT books all published by Random House.

PICTURE BOOK

For your little prince or princess . . .

Princess Hyacinth (The Surprising Tale of a Girl Who Floated)

PRINCESS HYACINTH (The Surprising Tale of a Girl Who Floated)

by Florence Parry Heide; illustrated by Lane Smith

A bestselling Caldecott Honor artist and a legendary author team up to brings kids Princess Hyacinth, who has one very big problem: she floats!

Schwartz & Wade Books / 978-0-375-84501-7 / September 22, 2009 /$17.99 / $22.00 / Ages 4–8 / 48 pages

Add this book to your collection: PRINCESS HYACINTH (The Surprising Tale of a Girl Who Floated)

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: October 23, 2009



Good books make the best books. But … what makes a good book, good?

It may be a matter of opinion, however, whether it’s non-fiction or fiction, a “good book” is one that entertains its readers and has them eager to turn the next page. The author and/or illustrator connects the reader to the characters or subject, provoking an emotional response. “Good books” are original, and often spark imagination and curiosity.

Here is our list of “good books” for 2009, thus far: