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Princess Penelope's Parrot
ISBN: 9780544106062
Author: Lester, Helen/ Munsinger, Lynn (ILT)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: January 2014
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Binding Type: Hardcover
Annotation: An arrogant and greedy princess's chances with a handsome prince are ruined when her parrot repeats to him all the rude comments the princess has made
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Issues | Values & Virtues
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Issues | Manners & Etiquette
Library of Congress Subjects:
Princesses; Fiction.
Parrots; Fiction.
Behavior; Fiction.
Dewey: [E]
LCCN: bl2013056246
Lexile Measure: 710
Academic/Grade Level: Kindergarten, Ages 5-6
Series: Laugh-along Lessons
Book type: Easy Fiction
Target Grade: 1-2
Grade level: 1-2
Physical Information: 8.25" H x 8.25" L x 0.50" W
Bargain Category: Upper Elementary, Picture Books, Early Elementary
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Contributor Bio(s): IV> Helen Lester and Lynn Munsinger have collaborated on many funny and popular books for children, including the stories starring Tacky the Penguin and Wodney Wat, as well as the new Laugh-Along series. Helen Lester is a full-time writer who makes her home in New York. Lynn Munsinger has lived in Vermont and Connecticut, devoting her time to freelance illustration.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2014 Fall)
Princess Penelope is given a parrot that, despite the princess's threats and name-calling, refuses to speak. When rich--and eligible--Prince Percival comes calling, however, the parrot regains its voice and gets its revenge. The tongue-in-cheek starchiness of the text is well met by the hyperbole of the illustrations of Penelope and her unrestrained extravagances. A downloadable audio version is available on the publisher's website.",,"Picture Books",,,,,,,,,,,110279,,,,