A royal pain

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Scholastic, Sep 1, 1987 - Juvenile Fiction - 171 pages
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A sixteen-year-old in Kansas, who discovers she is really a princess, is taken to a tiny European monarchy to assume her duties and marry a distasteful neighboring prince, and in the ensuing weeks tries to become such a "royal pain" that everyone will want to be rid of her.

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User Review  - Angela - Goodreads

I thought I would never find this book! I laughed so hard reading this when I was younger! Read full review

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User Review  - Kris Turner - Goodreads

Ran across a used copy of this out of print book a few weeks ago and was super excited. I adored it growing up and had it on constant loan from the library. Fans of the (unaffiliated and released much later) Princess Diaries take note. Read full review


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Ellen Conford is the author of more than thirty-five books for young people. Her most recent books include the novel Dear Mom, Get Me Out of Here and I Love You, I Hate You, Get Lost!, a collection of short stories.

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