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Princesses oubliées ou inconnues

4.27 of 5 stars 4.27  ·  rating details  ·  696 ratings  ·  100 reviews
Les princesses ne sont pas toutes passees a la posterite. Certaines ont meme ete completement oubliees. L'auteur et l'illustratrice nous invitent ainsi a une malicieuse promenade dans le monde de ces fameuses oubliees," aux noms prometteurs tels que Princesse Capriciosa, Catch-catch, ou von Badaboum... Grace aux rubriques consacrees aux princesses, a leur mode de vie ou a ...more
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Published November 1st 2004 by Gautier Languereau (first published January 1st 2004)
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anca dc
Citita cu zimbetul pe buze si pufnituri de ris, cartea i-a dezvaluit fetei-cu-parul-de-nuca numeroase si amuzante printese cu ale lor seminte, lacrimi, evantaie, instrumente, retete culinare, palate si, binenteles, printi. Prin descrierea ritmata, realizata cu maiestrie in traducerea lui Serban Foarta, toate aceste “accesorii” ale lumii de printesa ne sunt prezentate in buchete de explicatii frumos imbogatite prin ilustratiile realizate de Rébecca Dautremer. Detaliile si desenele vii si colorate ...more
Bookaholic
Aud din ce în ce mai mulți adulți supărați pe prințesele Disney, cele care i-au făcut să creadă din copilărie că nu trebuie să faci mai nimic decât să te porți cum trebuie pentru ca totul să se termine cu bine. Sunt de acord cu ei, viața nu funcționează așa și nu e deloc rău să aflăm lucrurile astea din copilărie. Lor le propun să fie cititorii Prințeselor date uitării sau necunoscute. Dacă le va plăcea, să le-o recomande și copiilor.

Volumul, semnat de Phillipe Lechermeier și ilustrat de Rébecca
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Inma
He disfrutado mucho con su lectura, que me ha parecido divertida, imaginativa y muy original. ¡Nunca habría imaginado que existen tal cantidad de princesas!

Porque... ¿Conocéis vosotros a la princesa Blandina? ¿Y a la princesa Deletrea de Eritrea? ¿Habéis oído hablar de las princesas Dorremí, Fasolá o Cuarto de Luna? ¿Alguien ha visto a la princesa Mirameh?
Gracias a este libro conoceréis una completa lista con cada una de esas princesas menos famosas y que, sin duda, merecen ser conocidas. "Porqu
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JG (The Introverted Reader)
Aug 03, 2010 JG (The Introverted Reader) rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to JG (The Introverted Reader) by: Danielle at There's a Book
Sure, you know all about the fairy tale princesses. There's that Cinderella chick and her pumpkin coach. Another fell asleep for a hundred years or so. And wasn't there one who had crazy-long hair? Sure, you know them.

You don't know these princesses.

Covering a gamut of traits, from Princess Hot-Head to Princess Eelizabeth (not a typo), you will learn all about princesses that you didn't know existed. Each princess has a lovely full-color, full-page portrait and a brief biography. Two of my favor
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Tasneem  Zafer
I saw this attractive big book at Kadi & Ramadi's library and I instantly fell in love with its absolute creatively crazy idea and its beautifully detailed illustrations!
A standing ovation all the way from Jeddah to Paris goes to Rebecca's teacher for recognizing Rebecca's talent and encouraging her to specialize in children's book illustrations!! And to Rebecca Dauteremer herself for illustrating such an awesome book wonderfully. No one could've done it better!

What's so unique and captivati
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nicole
This book was an absolute dream on a day like today. It was rainy and windy and awful and terrible. No matter where you stood in the school library, you just heard the pounding of weather against the building. My 45 minute commute by car was no better. When I got home and threw myself on the couch (in a very Princess Miss Hap like manner if I do say so myself), all I wanted to do was sink my teeth into a hot bowl of chili and flip through something that took me far, far away from the wet shoddin ...more
Elizabeth
I saw this book on a princess display in a bookstore, and I wanted to like it, but in paging through it I was too off-put by a lot of the representations of non-white princesses (it felt sort of like tokenizing/exoticizing) to want to read the whole thing.

It also perpetuates various problematic gender/sexuality assumptions. For example, princesses become queens by marrying (not by, for example, inheriting in their own right, my best friend pointed out). There is mention that some princesses stay
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Michelle
This was a sweet and very entertaining read about some long forgotten princesses. I only wished I could have read it outloud to the daugther I don't have, it is just that kind of book.
Jillian Tullish
The Secret Lives of Princesses tells the story of the unconventional and sometimes forgotten princesses. This artfully illustrated book is an interactive book that connect childrens lives and interests to princesses. This book contains stories of overlooked and slightly more common princesses. It is filled with surprising tips from princesses that you didn’t know they had the international alphabet of fans where it deciphers the body language of waving a fan. Also, dance steps you can teach your ...more
Linda
Just when you think you know all the princesses in the world, along comes this book to introduce you to some that may strike a little close to home! Or do I mean close to castle? I am definitely related to Princess Paige who climbs the thousand stairs to her library where she reads everything! Her quest...to find the perfect pair of reading glasses! She divides her days into chapters and gives them each a title. She speaks only in verse and knows the dictionary by heart! A princess after my own ...more
Dick
Valió la pena crear una página por este maravilloso libro, y así lograr ver que varias personas pueden dejar las mil y un emociones que este valioso libro produce, no sólo por la impecable linea y selección de colores y ideas de Rebecca Dautremer, pero también por la narrativa cautivadora de Philiphe Lechermier (También trabajan juntos en "El Diario Secreto de Pulgarcito) y notan una sincronía impecable, un gusto de principio a fin.
Arya
Princesas olvidadas o desconocidas es original y entretenido, con algunos tintes de humor y hermosas ilustraciones. Un libro que da a conocer a unas princesas un tanto especiales, distintas a las que estamos acostumbrados a ver, princesas muy curiosas a las que Philippe Lechermeier y Rébecca Dautremer han querido rendir un pequeño homenaje. (...) un libro muy completo que te enseña que, a falta de un vestido bonito o una corona, todas podemos ser princesas si somos nosotras mismas, porque todas ...more
Sarah
Funny book of dysfunctional make-believe princesses.. great art.
Yesica
This book is just amazing! The best investment ever!
Sophie Riggsby
I bought this story book for my two daughters and I have to admit that I loved it as much as they did.

The illustrations are gorgeous, detailed and very whimsical. Look, for example, at Princess Oblivia and then read the accompanying text:
She misses all appointments, never catches the train on time, and arrives at the theater either one week early or three days late.

She is related to Cinderella who was so absentminded that she completely forgot that her carriage would transform into a pumpkin a
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Roxanne Adupe
I first stumbled on this book three years ago, I believe.

I haven't read it since then, but I only have praise for this book, from its writing to the illustration. I fell in love with it the moment I saw it and I haven't forgotten it since then. The stories were all quite interesting to read and the art that accompanied it left me awestruck. There's the well known fairy tales everyone talks about and then there's this. This is definitely a book that I would someday read to my child.
Mark
A good variety of princesses, dictated more by artistic invention than either tradition or political correctness, allowing for more weak and weird princesses than most princess revisionist works. Reminiscent of James C. Christensen's style - dreamlike and multilayered.
Sarah Sammis
cover art (Lechermeierk goes to Powells)The Secret Lives of Princesses by Philippe Lechermeier is presented as an encyclopedia to all things princess. It includes biographies of princesses, like Claire Voyant, Tangra-La, and Babbling Brooke to name a few. There are also pages about castles, elephants (for travel) and other miscellany.

For each entry there is a gorgeous, intricate and whimsical illustration. These paintings are so amazing that we could only get through about five pages a night as
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Yesenia Pumarada Cruz
one of my favorite illustrated books--from my favorite illustrator.
a great book for girls who love princesses, because these include such fun and silly princesses that it encourages imagining princesshood outside the box... and a book for anybody who loves art, really...
Rebecca
I first saw this in Serbian and didn't know what it was called. Thankfully, I recently spotted it on a Barnes & Noble newsletter! Hooray for European books being published over our way. The illustrations are incredible, and what is done with the color red is amazing. Pair that with the heavy paper and large format, and you have a great book for a princess fan who may be Disneyed out (ha, as if that ever happens). These unique princesses have names like Princess Primandproper, who "doesn't la ...more
BookKids
Everyone knows of the world's most famous princesses, but what of the world's most mysterious princesses? Have you ever encountered Princess Molly Coddle or Princess Babbling Brooke? Have you ever heard Princess Quartermoon howling with the wolves or gotten an ear-full from Princess Hot Head?

This utterly stunning book is filled with whimsy and holds between its pages the tales of these unique royal ladies, keeps their secrets captive, and even offers a few tips for the princess to be. Dear Reade
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Glimmerfee
In diesem wunderschönen Kunstwerk von einem Buch erfährt man, dass Prinzessinnen aus Blumen wachsen und man kann das internationale Fächeralphabet lernen.
Die wunderschönen großen Illustrationen sind zum verlieben schön gelungen, aber auch die Texte konnten mich zum Schmunzeln und zum Lachen bringen.
In diesem Buch steckt auf jeder einzelnen Seite sehr viele Liebe zum Detail und es sprüht vor Kreativität.
Für Kinder finde ich es nicht geeignet. Nicht nur, dass die Texte schwieriger sind, auch die
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Stephanie Jobe
I’m not entirely sure where to start. This unique book does not follow a story or really any traditional format. Sure I read it cover to cover but that was only because I resisted the urge to jump about from page to page. This enchantingly illustrated book is a world and type of it is own. It is interactive and creative. I can imagine a little girl having different favorite princesses at different times and making them characters in her make believe, I sure would have. Filled with fascinating pi ...more
Kirsa
A fun little encyclopedia of princesses such as Princess Claire Voyant, Princess Miss Hap, and Princess Oblivia. The illustrations are gorgeous and the entries are fairly entertaining. There is no story or plot, so don't be expecting one. Really gorgeous artwork that I kind of wish I could cut out and hang on my wall (my favorite illustrations are the ones for Princess Oblivia, Princess Hot-Head, and Princess Molly Coddle). The International Alphabet of Fans is hilarious. Definitely a fun read f ...more
Rachel
An encyclopedia and diary in one about unknown princesses. Makes complete fun of all the regular princess characteristics by making these princesses far from perfect, ex. instead of a princess of light, this is a princess of dark, and instead of a slim princess, this is a gluttonous one. The art style is different for each princess, even so all of it is unique. If you are bored of the stereotypical types, read this parody of princesses and have a few laughs. Recommended for older children, as on ...more
Meg Meh
Beautiful drawings and interesting and original content, I think this book will delight both children and adults.
Sassy School Counselor
The illustrations are beautiful and the words hysterical, this is such a good book. I really do enjoy the sly humor and detailed artwork, but I also love using this book for an icebreaker with my artistic students. The book is fairly long, so last year I read a few of my favorite pages to my older 4th-5th grade students. We discussed the poems and what they taught us about each princess or prince. As a fun icebreaker I then had each student create their own princess or prince and poem that repre ...more
Sarah
This is like a field guide to different princesses: their personalities, their interests, strengths, weaknesses. There's lots to look over in sidebars, diagrams, and smaller pictures. It reminds me of a book I used to love when I was little about the world of dwarfs - you feel you're stepping into an imaginary world that's fully realized. The illustrations are not the usual frilly type of thing you'd expect of a princess book - how refreshing!

It feels like a picture book, but is text-heavy like
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Alexis Fedor
This book warmed my heart the moment I laid eyes on it in the children's toy store I was browsing before the holidays. I bought it as a gift to myself, and it has been awakening and nurturing the inner princess within me since. I'm so grateful for its message that every female has a princess inside her that is unique and deserving of fulfilling all of her needs and wants in order to blossom and flourish into the beautiful woman she is meant to be. This book is meant for women of all ages, I beli ...more
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Rébecca Dautremer was born in 1971 in Gap in the South of France (Hautes Alpes). She attended classes in the ENSAD of Paris and got a degree in graphic edition in 1995. She afterwards became a graphic editor and illustrator. A few years ago, she started to write books of her own. Now living in Paris with her husband Taï-Marc Lethanh and their three children, she also works for the press
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