Entries Tagged as 'Princess'

The Princess and the Frog (2009)

January 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY I have to admit that a good part of my enchantment with Disney’s 2009 flick “The Princess and the Frog” has to do with its toe-tapping soundtrack, and the role that jazz plays in the New Orleans-based storyline. This retelling of the Frog Prince, now available on DVD, also features beautiful […]

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Princess Pigsty

November 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Joining Princess Smartypants and Do Princesses Wear Hiking Books? in the growing genre of anti-/ alterna-princess lit is the English translation of the German book Princess Pigsty. Fiesty and funny, Cornelia Funke’s picture book even struck a chord with my daughter who genuinely adores princesses. Families willing to put up with […]

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Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots?

September 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN What is it with princesses? Is it the lovely pink hue of their dresses? Good breeding? Financial success and widespread popularity from being cast in a Disney film? Personally, I find the little princess of Carmela LaVigna Coyle’s picture book to be more up my alley than most idolized cartoon […]

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Princess Smartypants

July 18th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY The love of all things princess has driven saner parents than me crazy, so when my daughter started talking about Belle, Cinderella, and the rest of the Disney clan (despite having never seen the movies), I knew I had to do something. Happily, I stumbled across Princess Smartypants by Babette Cole. […]

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