La Princesa and the Pea
The Princess and the Pea gets a fresh twist in this charming bilingual retelling, winner of the Pura Belpré Medal for Illustration. El príncipe knows this girl is the one for him, but, as usual, his mother doesn’t agree. The queen has a secret test in mind to see if this girl is really a princesa, but the prince might just have a sneaky plan, too. Readers will be enchanted by this Latino twist on the classic story, and captivated by the vibrant art inspired by the culture of Peru.
Age Level: 3-6
Language: Spanish vocabulary featured
Book Series: Fairy Tales and Fables: Hispanic Heritage Folk Tales, Fables, and Fairy Tales: Books for Young Children Bilingual Picture Books: Stories Featuring Spanish Vocabulary Words