The Paper Bag Princess

The Paper Bag Princess

Book - 1980
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This bestselling modern classic features a princess who rescues a very snooty--and ungrateful--prince.

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Annick Press Ltd., c1980.
ISBN: 9780920236161
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,colour illustrations ;,21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Martchenko, Michael - Illustrator


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Dec 04, 2017

Good leasons for little princess :)

VaughanPLSarahN Apr 23, 2017

Robert Munsch at his best. This rescue tale with its twist ending is a classic, and the illustrations are a perfect complement to the action. A delightful read.

Jul 10, 2016

Princess and Prince attacked by dragon, Prince kidnapped, Princess saves Prince, Prince criticizes her outfit… and she makes the only sensible decision! Love this book.

Dec 11, 2014

This story is unique to most of Mr Munsch's writing in that it departs from the predictable pattern that he usually uses. LOVE the strong and relentless female character. Not all princesses need crowns and beautiful crowns! A must for all Canadian Kids bookshelves.

KRockstar10 Oct 07, 2013

How have I never read this?! I bust out laughing at the end. Way to go, Elizabeth!

Oct 19, 2011

This is a awesome book. One that I still really enjoy!

green_thumb Jul 18, 2011

Best Robert Munsch book ever!

May 30, 2011

This was my favourite Munsch book when I was little and now, it seems to be, my 2yr old son's as well.
He loves the Dragon (of course) and it has not only proven to be a great read for us to share, but it has proven to be entertaining in other ways.
He loves to recite the book word-for-word and reenact it. Only, when he plays the Dragon, he likes to wake up when he is supposed to stay asleep and eat Prince Ronald. Ha ha.
Great Book! It is read nightly and sometimes multiple times during the day.

Sep 25, 2009

It just doesn't get any better than this! When a dragon burns down her castle and clothes and takes her fiance, Prince Ronald, captive, Princess Elizabeth sets out to save her fiance in a paper-bag dress. The surprise at the ending is priceless. (Must admit I skip the pages in which Elizabeth, in order to tire out the dragon, challenges him to burn down 50 forests, then 100 forests. The book was written in a less eco-aware time [not that that's a good excuse]).

Feb 26, 2007

It's funny!

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