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Author Veronica Bartles will read The Princess and the Frogs, a delightfully funny reinvention of the classic fairy tale, The Frog Prince, that Kirkus Reviews called “a refreshing princess book that puts kissing in its place” Veronica will answer questions about the book, about the value of asking “what if?”, and more. The event will be moderated by The Ivy’s Children’s Literature Specialist, Rona London, and will take place on Zoom. The book is available to order here.
About the Book:
Princess Cassandra desperately wants a pet frog. Unfortunately, she loves them so much that she can’t help kissing them goodnight. And everyone knows what happens to a frog when a princess kisses him! Before long, poor Princess Cassandra has a castle full of princes, but princes aren’t pets!
About the Author:
Veronica Bartles writes children’s books, and is a graphic designer and freelance marketing consultant. She says she writes books “where ‘Happily Ever After’ is just a bit more than what the Brothers Grimm imagined it would look like...Books where the princess gets to choose her own happy ending.’” Veronica’s debut YA novel, Twelve Steps, was released in 2014. She is the Assistant Regional Advisor for the MD/DE/WV region of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and the Read Local Challenge Coordinator for SCBWI MD/DE/WV/VA/DC. For more information, visit her website.
TIME & DATE
Friday, May 15, 2020 - 10:00am