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The Princess and the Pony

Title

The Princess and the Pony

Authors

Kate Beaton

Illustrator

Kate Beaton

Publisher

Scholastic Inc.

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780545637084

Pages

40 pages

Genre

fantasty

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

none

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

Diversity Impact

indirect

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