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Princess Picky

3.5  ·  Rating Details ·  24 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Princess Nicki has perfect posture, wears perfect princess attire, and has perfectly memorized every chapter of "Manners for Monarchs" -- but she refuses to eat her vegetables. From Caldecott Honor recipient Marjorie Priceman comes a droll, playful story about a perfectly picky eater.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2002 by Roaring Brook Press
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Courtney Raymer
Feb 03, 2015 Courtney Raymer rated it really liked it
Personal response: I really enjoyed this book because I believe it is a good amount of advanced for a young age group. The vocabulary is an equal mixture of words a child would know and what they wouldn't know. The pictures I believe really bring this book to life. There are a lot of different characters that come in and out of the book and the pictures make it easy for children to follow through color and organization. An example of this would be when a person such as the seamstress tries to en ...more
Mackenzie Sipes
Feb 10, 2015 Mackenzie Sipes rated it really liked it
I think this book had a good story line with a common life lesson that a lot of children can relate to. I think the most important thing about the book is illustrations. The pictures have a lot for you to look at during read aloud. The books also includes a lot of extensive vocabulary that can make for great discussion.

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Read aloud- I think the illustration would be fun for kids in kindergarten or first grade to look at while reading aloud. The story line is a fun story just for enjoyment.
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Kathleen
Jun 02, 2009 Kathleen rated it really liked it
Rebellious Princess Nicki has stopped eating her vegetables, earning her the nickname (thanks to the royal kitchen help) "Princess Picky." The king orders palace staff to devise a way to get the princess back on track. While not as charming as James Thurber's "Many Moons," this clever story, with its whimsical illustrations, is quite satisfying to this lover of vegetables and happy endings.
Christine Turner
When Nicki refuses to eat her vegetables, she goes from being called Princess Perfect to Princess Picky, and the worried king orders his staff to create bribes fit for a finicky royal eater.

Subject: Princesses -- Juvenile fiction
Food habits -- Juvenile fiction.
Vegetables -- Juvenile fiction.
Princesses -- Juvenile fiction.
Vegetables -- Juvenile fiction.
CLM
Aug 12, 2007 CLM rated it really liked it
Shelves: picturebooks
I'd had this on my list for ages, and finally got a copy from the Boston Library to read to my nephews. The 2 year old did not pay attention but the 4 year old really liked this story about a princess who is coaxed into eating her vegetables.
Graham
Sep 30, 2008 Graham rated it really liked it
Eating your veggies will help you get everything you wish for :)
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