EBOOK/PDF The Princess of 8th Street
Princess Jane leads a life of royal seclusion in her high tower castle AKA high rise apartment in this picture book from authorartist Linas Alsenas She studies has tea parties with her ladies in waiting AKA dolls and endures the incursions of the Toad her brother She resists all efforts on the ueen s part to et her to enjoy the local pleasure The Way Between the Worlds (The View from the Mirror, ground AKA park When she is finally forced to engage with the lords and ladies AKA other children there theame of tag in which she becomes involved doesn t o well at first Then Princess Jane of 8th Street is befriended by Princess Samantha of 10th Street and all ends happilyDespite its imaginative story telling structure in which a common childhood problem namely feeling shy and inexperienced when playing with other children and not being sure how to properly socialize is cast in fairy tale princess terms I didn t enjoy The Princess of 8th Street that much I found the eponymous heroine rather unpleasant she seemed spoiled than anything else and her interactions with her brother although realistic were rather mean spirited and unrelieved by any sense of underlying sibling love The artwork over was a little too cartoon like for me feeling rather flat and unappealing I feel that the recent Pilar s Worries by Victoria M Sanchez is a better picture book examination of social anxiety while the popular Fancy Nancy series is preferable if one is oing for feisty The Good and Beautiful God girls with sparkle While the idea of kids feeling shy and awkward and having a hard time making friends is a pretty universal theme this book just didn t do much for me The littleirl comes off as spoiled and snotty and the resolution was just too unrealistic for me Just meh Original. Jane the Princess of 8th Street has many royal duties to attend to Between having tea with her “ladies in waiting” her doll collection keeping up with her studies Math for Monarchs and Pink Power are two of her favorite books and dealing with her horrible toad of a brot.
EBOOK/PDF The Princess of 8th Street
Sn t I also have Clean Guides downloadable PDFs which enable you to clean up your book before reading it Visit my website The Book Radar A modern young irl living in the city imagines herself a Princess ruling over 8th Street where she lives I think this is cute and it will probably appeal to many young irls especially those obsessed with princesses However the story just doesn t stand out for me As is the case for many little irls Jane imagines herself as a princess and in her case she rules over the kingdom of 8th Street where she serves tea to her dolls and tends the royal zoo She also fends off her annoying brother Clearly Jane could use a friend or two but she always resists when her mother suggests she play in the park with the other children When she is forced to play tag with them one day she turns the ame on its ear and it ends with a showdown between her and the princess of another street I liked the illustrations that show Jane s facial expressions clearly and Jane s distinctive voice throughout the story as well as the The Horse in Celtic Culture gentle reminder that some things are better when they re shared with friends An imaginative princess tale on courage and making friendsMy 5 12 year old princess absolutely adores this book Weot it from the library this week and she OBVIOUSLY needs her own copy nowIt is adorable how the author fantasized everyday life and the book won me over with it s potential lessons of courage friendship and imagination I loved this book It is such an easy read and fun It teaches children to overcome bullies and stand up for themselves Almost in every page when a sentence starts the first letters is enlarged so it shows letter knowledge and print awareness. Me even worse when she is confronted by Samantha the Princess of 10th Street Will the two princesses be able to overcome their differences Will Jane finally make a friendThis cute and clever picture book proves there’s to being a princess than just dresses and tea parties.
Ly posted on Creative Madness Mama When I was kid rowing up in the suburbs I was fascinated by reading the first Clifford book and thinking about living in a city block and what that might be like for a kid This book really brought me back to it This little princess lives on 8th street and is very imaginative and shy Through some fun and promotion her mother encourages her to play at the park with some others and finds the princess of 10th street has uite a bit in common This is a lovely book for breaking out of ones shell to run and find friends Every page is filled with reat royal vocabulary to encourage learning and would be a Every Boys Dream great read for any time or one in dealing with the history of kingdoms Very cuteThis review was originally posted on Creative Madness Mama She s s princess who doesn t enjoy playing with the lords and ladies at the park because they aren t very nice to her As soon as she sticks up for herself the princess of 10th street comes along and they almostet into it before they decide that they are meant to be best friends A ood story about friendship Favorite line She merely called out to the ueen and watched as the ueen dragged the scoundrel back to the slimy moat Don t we all wish that was the solution to etting rid of younger brothers Kind of a fun read Let me see She doesn t A Succession of Bad Days get along with her brother She makes nasty faces and calls him names She doesn t want to play with the kids at the playground and kind of throws a tantrum But it all works out in the end Hmm Ages 4 8 Like my reviews I also have hundreds of detailed reports that I offer too These reportsive a complete break down of everything in the book so you ll know just how clean it is or Her Jane doesn’t often have time to venture from her palace or socialize with other young royalsBut one day on a trip to the market her mother insists that Jane o play in the park with the other children Jane is shy around the other young lords and ladies and things beco.
Linas Alsenas à 2 Summary
Linas Alsenas has spent OK spends way too much time singing show tunes to himself in the mirror He has written several books for children and young adults including Gay America Peanut and Mrs Claus Takes a Vacation His latest book is Beyond Clueless a novel about teens living in s a suburb of Cleveland Ohio that is very much like Linas's hometown Linas now lives in London with his hus