This traditional retelling is beautifully illustrated and designed for the modern reader. It is suitable for children aged 3 to 6. How can you know if a princess is real or just pretending? All it takes is one pea under the mattress and the truth will be revealed. Lavishly illustrated and lovingly retold, these new Silver Penny Stories are sure to find a cherished place in any family's collection. The classic tales have captured readers' hearts and imaginations for generations and children and parents will enjoy reading them together over and over again.
Diane Namm is the author of several of Sterling's Classic Starts books, including Greek Myths (9781402773129), as well as other Silver Penny titles, including Jack and the Beanstalk (9781402784330). Linda Olafsdottir has a BFA from the Icelandic Academy of the Arts and an MFA in illustration for the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Her work has appeared in such publications as Poets and Artists and Creative Quarterly.