Book Review: The Apple-Pip Princess

Author: Jane Ray
Genre: Fiction, Fairy Tales, Picture Books
Release: March, 2008
Source: Library
Rating: 5/5

Description: Sometimes it’s the smallest things that make the biggest difference. . . .

Once there was a kingdom full of laughter, happiness, trees, and birdsong. But when the queen dies, the land becomes quiet and barren, and everyone is filled with sadness. What will make the kingdom bloom again? Can Serenity, the youngest of three princesses, bring hope and life back to her kingdom with a single apple pip -- a precious seed left to her by her mother? This original fairy tale is brought to life and exquisitely illustrated by the internationally renowned Jane Ray.

With sumptuous artwork, Jane Ray tells an original fairy tale of a humble princess whose love for nature’s beauty restores a kingdom.

Review: There once was a kingdom that flourished under the reign of a gentle king and his beautiful wife. But then the queen dies, leaving the king to raise their 3 daughters alone. Everyone and everything becomes barren and sad. Eventually, the king decides to set his 3 daughters to a special task: do something to change the land. Will the youngest princess, Serenity, be the one to save the land?


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  • Everything! Another awesome children's book. It was touching, beautifully written, gorgeous illustrations...

The Apple-Pip Princess is perfect to read aloud to your children or students. I definitely recommend this book to anyone who loves a sweet, awesome read.



Anonymous said...

THE APPLE-PIP PRINCESS looks adorable. I love magical books.

Rae said...

It is adorable. I loved it.