Princess Cora and the Crocodile

By SCHLITZ, Laura Amy

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ISBN
9780763648220
Publisher
Candlewick


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on January 1, 2017  |  Chapter Books

Gr 1–4—Little Cora is an old-fashioned princess with a decidedly contemporary problem: her well-meaning parents have overscheduled her with improving experiences, and she just wants a day off. Failing at her less than assertive attempts to convince the adults of her castle to give her a break, she calls on her fairy godmother for assistance. The help comes in the form of a gigantic crocodile who dons Cora's frilly pink dress and takes her place in the princess's daily routine of excessive bath taking, spreadsheet re...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2017

Princess Cora's mother and father have the best intentions. Since being perfect in the eyes of one's parents doesn't entirely prepare a girl to be queen, they must train her. "A princess must be wise," says the queen, forcing only the dullest books upon Cora. "A future queen must be strong!" insists the king, overseeing Cora's jump-rope regimen. They even hire a nanny to see to her personal grooming (three baths a day because: "Do you want to smel...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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