The Princess and the Giant
A Tale from Scotland
From the Series Tales of Honor
When the king dies, the queen and her three daughters must work to survive. A giant steals from their garden, and then steals the daughters. The princesses outwit the giant to return home. Themes: ingenuity, perseverance.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||Red Chair Press|
|Imprint||Red Chair Press|
Illustrator: Marie Lafrance
Marie Lafrance has been drawing illustrations for most of her life. She has drawn pictures for magazines, posters, billboards, and board games. But illustrating books for young readers is her passion. She lives in Montreal, Quebec.
Author: Suzanne Barchers
Suzanne I. Barchers, Ed.D., began a career in writing and publishing after fifteen years as a teacher. She has written over 100 children's books, two college textbooks, and more than 20 reader's theater and teacher resource books. She previously held editorial roles at Weekly Reader and LeapFrog and is on the PBS Kids Media Advisory Board for the next generation of children's programming. Suzanne also plays the flute professionally—and for fun—from her home in Stanford, California. Suzanne is the author of Problem Solved! Readers and can be found online at www.suzannebarchers.com.