Bartles, Veronica The Princess and the Frogs. PICTURE BOOK. Balzer + Bray (Harper Collins), 2016 $17.99.
Princess Cassandra was lonely and wanted a best friend. A friend who matched her favorite green dress and would jump and swim and play with her. She discovers the perfect friend in a lovely green frog. All is well until she kisses the frog and he turns into a prince. Cassandra doesn't want a prince, she wants a frog, so the prince is sent to work in the palace and a new frog is chosen to be her friend. Alas, another kiss and another frog is transformed into a prince. Cassandra's problems with kissing frogs only escalates until her palace is filled with princes and she is still without a froggy friend. Finally, she finds the perfect friend in one of the princes who wants nothing more than to be returned to a frog. Another kiss, and the princess and the frog live happily ever after.
This hilarious re-telling of the frog prince will be a favorite of fairytale lovers.
EL--ESSENTIAL Gina, Media Specialist