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Overview

An empowerment-focused keepsake edition of one of the world’s best-loved picture books

40 years. 7 million copies. 1 kick-ass princess who has inspired generations of readers to stand up for themselves.

How do you celebrate an occasion as special as 40 years in print for a book as beloved as The Paper Bag Princess? You track down some of the most poignant commentary about the story; you share behind-the-scenes insights from the author and his partner; and you present it all in a beautiful package that showcases the story like never before.

To mark The Paper Bag Princess’s 40th anniversary, Annick has done just this, creating a gift-worthy deluxe hardcover featuring extra thick paper, a beautiful dust jacket, and a hidden second cover that reimagines the original cover imagery, plus commentary from renowned authors Francesca Segal (The Innocents) and Chelsea Clinton (She Persisted). Publishing in time for International Women’s Day in March, this gorgeous edition celebrates an enduring story that has had a profound effect on countless readers around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781773213439
Publisher: Annick Press, Limited
Publication date: 02/04/2020
Edition description: 40th Anniversary Edition
Pages: 36
Sales rank: 60,690
Product dimensions: 10.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: AD550L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author

Robert Munsch, author of such classics as The Paper Bag Princess, Love You Forever, and Thomas’ Snowsuit, is one of North America’s bestselling authors of children’s books.

Michael Martchenko is the award-winning illustrator of the Classic Munsch series and many other beloved children's books. He was born north of Paris, France, and moved to Canada when he was seven. He lives in Toronto with his wife, Patricia.

Chelsea Clinton is a teacher, advocate, and author of several award-winning books for children, including She Persisted. She read The Paper Bag Princess to her daughter nightly for a year and a half.

Francesca Segal is an award-winning writer and journalist. Her first novel, The Innocents, won the Costa First Novel Award, the National Jewish Book Award for Fiction, the Sami Rohr Prize, and a Betty Trask Award, and was long-listed for the Women's Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize).

Ann Munsch and Robert Munsch have been married since 1973. Ann once asked by there weren’t any stories where the princess saves the prince, and so The Paper Bag Princess was born.

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