The Paper Bag Princess 25th Anniversary Edition

The Paper Bag Princess 25th Anniversary Edition

The Story Behind the Story

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Baker & Taylor
After her castle and clothes are destroyed by the dragon, Princess Elizabeth, dressed only in a paper bag, sets out to rescue Prince Ronald, who was taken captive, in an anniversary edition of the classic which includes never-before-published behind-the-scenes features.

Perseus Publishing
The book was an instant success and has since sold millions of copies in dozens of languages all over the world. To celebrate the 25th birthday of this modern classic, Annick presents the familiar story of The Paper Bag Princess along with more than 30 pages of never-before published behind-the-scenes features all presented in a new bigger format. Jump into The Paper Bag Princess 25th Anniversary Edition and learn the story behind the story. Discover how Munschonce on a path to becoming a priestbecame one of the most famous children’s authors of all time. Learn how an extra space on a gallery wall landed Martchenko his first, and most legendary, children’s book gig ever. Meet the real Elizabeth and see what she’s up to today. You’ll also find never-before published sketches and paintings that take you through the process of the book’s creation. Further sections explore the book’s critical success, international popularity, and responses from fans old and new, including some who’ll surprise you. Whether you’re a long-time admirer or only just discovering The Paper Bag Princess this very special edition is sure to capture your heart more than any flashy prince ever could.


Firefly Books Ltd

Celebrate 25 years of The Paper Bag Princess with an exclusive look behind the scenes.

"Some of the best children's books ever written have been about girls -- likeThe Paper Bag Princess."
- The New York Times

In the fall of 1980, Annick Press first published Robert Munsch's tale of a dragon, a princess named Elizabeth, and the bum of a prince she rescues. Playfully illustrated by Michael Martchenko, and full of Munsch's now-famous wit, the book was an instant success and has since sold millions of copies in dozens of languages all over the world.

To celebrate the 25th birthday of this modern classic, Annick presents the familiar story ofThe Paper Bag Princess in all its exuberance, along with more than 30 pages of never-before published behind-the-scenes features -- all in a new bigger format.

The Paper Bag Princess 25th Anniversary Edition presents the story behind the story.

Readers will discover how Munsch -- once on a path to becoming a priest -- became one of the most famous children's authors of all time. They'll learn how an extra space on a gallery wall landed Martchenko his first, and most legendary, children's book gig ever. And they'll meet the real Elizabeth and see what she's up to today.

Also included are never-before published sketches and paintings that take readers through the process of the book's creation. Further sections explore the book's critical success, its international popularity, and responses from fans old and new, including some surprising ones.


The Paper Bag Princess is a modern classic and this 25th Anniversary edition presents both the story of Elizabeth and the prince she rescues, and the story of the story's creation, including never before published sketches and paintings.

Baker
& Taylor

After her castle and clothes are destroyed by the dragon, Princess Elizabeth, dressed only in a paper bag, sets out to rescue Prince Ronald, who was taken captive, in an anniversary edition of the classic which includes never-before-published behind-the-scenes features.After her castle and clothes are destroyed by the dragon, Princess Elizabeth, dressed only in a paper bag, sets out to rescue Prince Ronald, who was taken captive, in an anniversary edition of the classic which includes never-before-published behind-the-scenes features.

Publisher: Annick Press, 2005
Edition: 25th ed
ISBN: 9781550379150
1550379151
Characteristics: p. ; cm
Additional Contributors: Martchenko, Michael
Dann, Sarah

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