The Princess in Black (Princess In Black, Book 1) by Hale, Shannon (#0994GS1)


The Princess in Black (Princess In Black, Book 1)

by Hale, Shannon; illustrated by Pham, LeUyen
Paperback Candlewick Press, 2015


From the Publisher
Who says princesses don't wear black? When trouble raises its blue monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in Black

Princess Magnolia is having hot chocolate and scones with Duchess Wigtower when . . . Brring Brring The monster alarm A big blue monster is threatening the goats Stopping monsters is no job for dainty Princess Magnolia. But luckily Princess Magnolia has a secret --she's also the Princess in Black, and stopping monsters is the perfect job for her Can the princess sneak away, transform into her alter ego, and defeat the monster before the nosy duchess discovers her secret? From award-winning writing team of Shannon and Dean Hale and illustrator LeUyen Pham, here is the first in a humorous and action-packed chapter book series for young readers who like their princesses not only prim and perfect, but also dressed in black.

Reviews & Awards
  • Booklist starred, 08/01/14
  • Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, 11/01/14
  • Horn Book Guide, 04/01/15
  • Kirkus Reviews starred, 08/15/14
  • Library Media Connection, 03/01/15
  • New York Times, 11/09/14
  • Publishers Weekly, 08/11/14
  • School Library Journal, 08/01/14
Product Details
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press
  • Publication Date: April 14, 2015
  • Format: Paperback
  • Series: Princess in black ; #1
  • Edition: First paperback edition 2015.
  • Dewey: -Fic-
  • Classifications: Fiction
  • Description: 89 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Tracings: Hale, Dean, 1972- author. ; Pham, LeUyen, illustrator.
  • ISBN-10: 0-7636-7888-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7636-7888-3
  • Follett Number: 0994GS1
  • Interest Level: K-3
  • Reading Level: 3.2
  • ATOS Book Level: 3.2
  • AR Interest Level: LG
  • AR Points: .5
  • AR Quiz: 170112EN
  • Reading Counts Level: 2.3
  • Reading Counts Points: 3
  • Lexile: 510L
  • Fountas & Pinnell: L