The Book of Princes and Princesses (Paperback)

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Andrew Lang's famous colored fairy books were in fact only part, rather less than half, of a larger series of storybooks for children. Among the undeservedly neglected books of the larger series is this book about real princes and princesses. These boys and girls don't have fairy godmothers or singing animal friends, but they still have all sorts of exciting adventures. Here you can read about famous people when they were still children, about people like Marie Antoinette, or Elizabeth the First, or the great conqueror Napoleon Bonaparte. There are also other princes and princesses you probably don't know, and their thrilling adventures and escapes, like Duke Richard of Normandy, who fled his castle hidden in a bale of hay, or Princess Henrietta Maria of England, who had to be dressed as a boy to slip past the Roundheads who wanted to kidnap her. Why buy the Rossignol edition? It is neither OCR'd nor photocopied. It includes all the original illustrations. It is properly formatted. Rossignol Books is proud to present lesser-known children's books Please support us by writing a review of this book after you purchase it. www.rossignolbooks.com We also offer the following books in this series: The Blue Poetry Book The True Story Book The Red True Story Book The Red Book of Animal Stories The Book of Romance The Red Romance Book.

About the Author


Andrew Lang (31 March 1844 - 20 July 1912) was a Scottish poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him.Lang was born in Selkirk. He was the eldest of the eight children born to John Lang, the town clerk of Selkirk, and his wife Jane Plenderleath Sellar, who was the daughter of Patrick Sellar, factor to the first duke of Sutherland. On 17 April 1875, he married Leonora Blanche Alleyne, youngest daughter of C. T. Alleyne of Clifton and Barbados. She was (or should have been) variously credited as author, collaborator, or translator of Lang's Color/Rainbow Fairy Books which he edited.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781986108003
ISBN-10: 1986108007
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: March 5th, 2018
Pages: 286
Language: English

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