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***To Be a Princess

The Fascinating Lives of Real Princesses

by Hugh Brewster and Laurie Coulter

with paintings by Laurie McGaw

Reviewed December 15, 2001.
HarperCollins Publishers.  2001.  64 pages.  Available at Sembach Library (J 920 BRE).

Can you tell we got in a big shipment of children’s books this week?  A lot of girls are fascinated with princesses.  This book tell the true stories of twelve real princesses.  It is beautifully illustrated and full of history presented in an interesting way.  It goes well with The Princess Diaries, also reviewed today.

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