|Illustrator(s):||William Pène du Bois|
||Thomas Y. Crowell Co.
Fairy Tales - Modern
Fantasy – English
Fiction - short story
Girls Growing Up
||Ages 7-9: Short Chapter Books
|This is an
||All-Time Great Children's Book (ATGCB)
Due to her father the king’s neglect to invite her aunt to the christening, that spiteful witch comes anyway and curses the infant princess so that she loses her gravity. This calls for the aid of a handsome prince, and an unusually selfless one rises to the challenge.