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The Princess and the Pony

Title

The Princess and the Pony

Authors

Kate Beaton

Illustrator

Kate Beaton

Publisher

Scholastic Inc.

Pages

40 pages

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780545637084

Genre

fantasty

Topic

Racial Diversity; Biracial; Interracial; interracial relationship; mixed race; skin color; biracial child

Annotation

Princess Pinecone would like a real war horse for her birthday, instead of which she gets a plump, cute pony--but sometimes cuteness can be a kind of weapon, especially in a fight with dodgeballs and spitballs and hairballs and squareballs.

Grade Level

PK-1, K-3

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

indirect

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Awards

10 Childrens Books with Black Girl Protagonists, 2016; Amazon Editors' Picks: Best Books of the Year, 2015; Amazon Editors' Picks: Top 20 Children's Books, 2015; Best Bets: Recommended Canadian Reads for Children, 2015; Booklist Top 10 Humorous Novels for Youth, 2016; Distinguished Books, 2015; Globe 100 Guide to the Year's Best Book, 2015; Notable Children's Books, 2016; Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book, 2015; Quill & Quire Books of the Year, 2015; 2X2 Reading List, 2016, None; SEASONAL SHOWCASE Gifts Galore, 2016, None; Summer Reading List, 2016, Nominee; Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award, 2016, Short List; Children's and Teen Choice Book Award, 2016, Winner, Children's Choice Illustrator; Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Fiction Picture Book; E.B. White Read Aloud Award, 2016, Honor Book, Picture Book; Goodreads Choice Award, 2015, Nominee, Picture Book; Kirkus Book Award, 2015, Nominee, Young Reader

Keywords

ponies; princesses; humorous stories; warriors; dodgeball

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

The Princess and the Pony

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