The Princess and the Pea gets a fresh twist in this charming bilingual retelling, winner of the Pura Belpré Medal for Illustration.
El príncipe knows this girl is the one for him, but, as usual, his mother doesn’t agree.
The queen has a secret test in mind to see if this girl is really a princesa, but the prince might just have a sneaky plan, too . . .
Readers will be enchanted by this Latino twist on the classic story, and captivated by the vibrant art inspired by the culture of Peru.
Susan Middleton Elya is a former Spanish teacher and the author of several bilingual books, including La Madre Goose: Nursery Rhymes for los Niños, Little Roja Riding Hood (G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers), and Say Hola to Spanish at the Circus (Lee & Low Books). She lives in Danville, California.