Toad Prince by Rebecca Lisle
Book DescriptionThis is a modern version of the fairy tale about the Princess who kisses a frog, and he turns into a Prince - although in this retelling, she kisses a toad, and he doesn't turn into a Prince immediately. Oh no. He just falls in love with her generous spirit, and then has to get a wizard to perform the transformation. Very luckily he is friendly with the Court Magician's shaggy dog, and between them they manage to manipulate the wizard's magic for their own ends. The toad makes an incredibly ugly Prince (all protruding eyes, and prehensile tongue, not to mention an abiding delight in eating flies). How amazing that the Princess is just like him! They could have been made for each other!
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781842703151
(197mm x 130mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Andersen Press Ltd
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Rebecca Lisle
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Rocky, Paperback (July 2013)
Ruby wants a pet. She thinks it's very unfair that her older sister Jane is allowed a kitten for her birthday, especially when Jane refuses to let Ruby play with the kitten. So when she finds a very friendly-looking stone, she decides to adopt him as her pet.
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An orphan boy's triumph over adversity, with help from a fire-breathing, winged horse
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Author Biography - Rebecca Lisle
Rebecca Lisle grew up in Leeds, and started writing as an au pair in France to entertain herself and the children. She subsequently taught in various schools while writing part-time. She is now married with three sons.
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