The Ordinary Princess

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Penguin, Mar 18, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 128 pages
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Along with Wit, Charm, Health, and Courage, Princess Amy of Phantasmorania receives a special fairy christening gift: Ordinariness. Unlike her six beautiful sisters, she has brown hair and freckles, and would rather have adventures than play the harp, embroider tapestries . . . or become a Queen. When her royal parents try to marry her off, Amy runs away and, because she's so ordinary, easily becomes the fourteenth assistant kitchen maid at a neighboring palace. And there . . . much to everyone's surprise . . . she meets a prince just as ordinary (and special) as she is!

"This delightful fairy tale is sure to please young romantics . . . Neither Kaye's princess nor her book should be considered ordinary." (School Library Journal)

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User Review  - Maryanne - Goodreads

This would be a fun book to read with the kids. Really short but a cute story. Read full review

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User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

A very charming book. I will admit, I was expecting a pre-teen or teen romance book, and I was a little disappointed at first that it was clearly a chapter book intended to be read to kids in early ... Read full review

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M. M. Kaye was born and raised in India. She was seventy years old when this book was published and made her famous the world over. She lives in Sussex, England.

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