Jewish Values: Such a Prince

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Publication Year: 
2008
Number of Pages: 
32 p.
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A spoof on folk tales about three brothers on a quest to marry the princess, this is told in a Yinglish-flavored narrative by a frumpy little fairy named Libby Gaborchik. She advises the king to save his dying daughter, Princess Vera, by offering her hand in marriage to the first man to bring her three perfect peaches. As interpreted by the author and illustrator, parody and slapstick humor prevail. There is plenty to laugh about in this fractured fairy tale but will children understand that the humor is Jewish? Perhaps it doesn’t matter, just as it really doesn’t matter that this isn’t really a folk tale. After all: laughing is good for your health. “Trust me. I’m a fairy. I know these things.”
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ISBN: 
13: 978-0-618-71468-1; 10:0-618-71468-5
Book ID: 
1212
Sydney Taylor Winner: 
No
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