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The Salmon Princess: An Alaska Cinderella Story

The Salmon Princess: An Alaska Cinderella Story

by Mindy Dwyer


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One of the most popular children's books about Alaska, The Salmon Princess retells the classic Cinderella story through an Alaskan lens.

In this adaptation of the well-loved fairy tale, the father still has his head in the clouds and the stepmother is as mean as ever. But this story is set in the Last Frontier, and its details and imagery reflect Alaska's landscape and sensibility: the fairy godmother becomes an eagle spirit, the glass slipper a fisherwoman's boot. Evocative writing and colorful artwork distinguish this playful retelling of the classic. Here children learn about cultures and ways of life but happy endings are still the rule.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781570613555
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
Publication date: 03/09/2004
Series: PAWS IV
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 240,495
Product dimensions: 10.90(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.15(d)
Lexile: AD890L (what's this?)
Age Range: 3 - 7 Years

About the Author

Mindy Dwyer has written and illustrated several children's books, including Alaska’s Sleeping Beauty, Alaska’s Snow White and Her Seven Sled Dogs, and The Salmon Princess. She is the recipient of "Not Just For Kids Anymore Award" from the Children's Book Council, a National Parenting Publication Award, and a Young Readers Choice Award. She lives in the Pacific Northwest, where she sees and admires crows and ravens from afar.

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