Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Chasing Magic (Merida#1) by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen – ADVISABLE

Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta Chasing Magic (Merida#1) Random House, 2016. $9.99 Content: Language: G (0 swears); Mature Content: G Violence: G
Princess Merida isn’t a typical princess that her mother expects her to be. When a princess from a neighboring clan comes to visit, Merida feels inadequate. Princess Cat is good at everything princessy and worst of all, very good at Archery, which is the one thing that Merida excels at! When Cat goes missing, Princess Merida will have to break some rules and be brave to help her.
Although this movie came out years ago, this is one Disney princess I can stand behind. This series starts after the movie and does reference it a bit. I love that she learns more self acceptance and about friendship. The cover is glossy and mysterious and appealing, I think this series will fly off the shelves.
EL(K-3)  –ADVISABLE Reviewer: Stephanie Elementary School Librarian & Author.

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