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The Swan Princess

Young Reading Series 2
The Swan Princess

  • A beautiful retelling of the poignant tale by Hans Christian Andersen.
  • Appealing original illustrations by Jenny Press.
  • A hardback giftbook with a colourful satin ribbon bookmark.
  • Part of Young Reading Series 2 for readers growing in confidence.

Hardback with ribbon marker:

$8.95 Available


Age: 5+

Lexile Measure: 560L

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: $8.95
ISBN: 9780746067772
64 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Rosie Dickins

Illustrator: Jenny Press

Reader Reviews

the swan princess
This book is about a girl called Eliza, she is very pretty but her horrible step mother tries to make her ugly .The step mum turns Eliza's eleven brothers into swans. Eliza cures her bothers by making nettle shirts but on the eleventh shirt she runs out of nettles and so her final brother has one wing. I enjoyed this story.

katie moore, 22nd February 2012
The Swan Princess
A beautiful tale about a Princess called Eliza. Her evil stepmother changed her brothers into swans but she saved them by making them special shirts to make them human again.

Jack F, 22nd February 2012
A Swan-Stunning Story!
I really liked reading this book. Some characters turn into swans and the story has a happy ending. If you want a fairytale with action then this is the book for you!

Carina Macdonald, 20th February 2012


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