Hart, Caryl The Princess and the Giant, illustrated by Sarah Warburton. PICTURE BOOK. Nosy Crow (Candlewick), 2015. $17.
Princess Sophie lives at the base of a beanstalk. The whole neighborhood is kept awake night after night by the grumblings of the giant who lives at the top. Sophie tires everything she has learned from her fairy tales, but nothing seems to work. Until ….
Once you get used to the rhyme scheme, you will adore this book. It helps if you know your fairy tales, but don’t sweat it. Just enjoy this resourceful princess!
EL – ESSENTIAL. Cindy, Library Teacher