The Very Little Princess: Rose's Story
The Very Little Princess: Rose's Story (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))
The Very Little Princess: Rose's Story
Elizabeth Sayles, Marion Dane Bauer
In a classic storyteller's voice, Newbery Honor recipient Marion Dane Bauer tells a tale of friendship, family, and fitting in that recalls The Doll People, Rumer Godden, and Hitty, Her First Hundred Years.Rose is a wild child. She doesn't care what her mother or teacher or schoolmates say—she does what she wants. When she finds a delicate china doll in the attic, she takes it. Then the doll comes to life in her hand. She's loud, obnoxious, selfishly bossy, and claims that she's a princess and Rose is her servant. But she's also tiny and fragile. She needs Rose to keep her safe. And maybe Rose needs Princess Regina, too.

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  • Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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The book The Very Little Princess: Rose's Story by Marion Dane Bauer, is a children's book about a girl named Rose who feels like she doesn't fit in. Girls in her class roll their eyes and make Rose feel less. Rose doesn't like it when the attention is on her and she'd rather not be noticed by anyone. But, on a simple day she finds a tiny doll in the attic and she gains an interest in the doll. When she shows her mom, her mom doesn't want Rose having the doll, because she doesn't trust her with it, since the doll is a china doll, and Rose is very clumsy.

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