Along with Wit, Charm, Health, and Courage, Princess Amy of Phantasmorania receives a special fairy christening gift: Ordinariness. Unlike her six beautiful sisters, she has brown hair and freckles, and would rather have adventures than play the harp, embroider tapestries . . . or become a Queen. When her royal parents try to marry her off, Amy runs away and, because she's so ordinary, easily becomes the fourteenth assistant kitchen maid at a neighboring palace. And there . . . much to everyone's surprise . . . she meets a prince just as ordinary (and special) as she is!
"This delightful fairy tale is sure to please young romantics . . . Neither Kaye's princess nor her book should be considered ordinary." (School Library Journal)
A godmother's final "gift" transforms what should be the luckiest princess and most comely of all (born seventh, a good omen) into an ordinary-looking girl. But that does not stop Princess Amy from living an extraordinary life: she runs away from home when she is promised to a royal stranger. Ages 8-up.
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Its so fun and awsome for my report its a good chapter book worth it
This was my very favorite book when I was a kid. It's not too princessey: she's ordinary, after all, and still likes to play and get dirty which I could relate to (tomboy!). My parents threw out my well worn copy after I graduated from college when they redesigned my room into a sewing room. I guess I thought it would be there when I went home to visit. I was quite sad. I actually cried when I found out and they said they didn't know I was attached. So thank you iBooks! This is as sweet as I remember! The illustrations are exactly the same. I always loved the one of the fairy godmother dripping water with a star fish on her head!
It is great! The author is incredibly talented! I am very impressed! I LOVE THIS BOOK! It is truly awesome. It has the perfect amount of fun and creativity. Seriously, all the characters are funny and specially created in a way that makes me smile. I repeat, I LOVE THIS BOOK!!!! Thanks!