Father Knows Books: Princess Hyacinth

In Florence Parry Heide and Loren Long's new book Princess Hyacinth (The Surprising Tale of a Girl Who Floated), dragons and other medieval threats aren't the problem faced by a young princess. Instead, she and her concerned parents wrestle with her charming, magical bouyancy. The fable that unfolds lifts off joyfully as Princess Hyancith literally rises above her family's fears.

 

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Ward's Father Knows Books and Drawn to Read appear monthly in the Barnes & Noble Review. Click here to see the complete Drawn to Read archive.

 

Comments
by GreyhoundMom on ‎10-16-2010 06:28 AM

I love this column. Why doesn't it appear more often? Good children's books need to be promoted.

About the Columnist
Ward Sutton’s cartoons and illustrations have appeared in the Village Voice, TV Guide, Rolling Stone, Time, Esquire, The New Yorker, and on the Op-Ed page of the New York Times.

Ward's Drawn to Read appears monthly in the Barnes & Noble Review. Click here to see the complete Drawn to Read archive.

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