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Anne Sibley O'Brien
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The Princess and the Beggar: A Korean Folktale

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In the walled city of Pyung-yang lives a young maiden, known to all as the Weeping Princess. But it is for disobedience that the king banishes his daughter from court. The Princess begins a new life with the poor, filthy beggar, Pabo Ondal, and in doing so, makes a discovery about herself. O'Brien's engaging text and rich watercolor pastels provide an authentic look at the ...more
Hardcover, 1 page
Published April 1st 1993 by Scholastic (first published 1993)
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I really liked the illustrations in this book. The traditional Korean dress, the hanbok, is so pretty and colorful.
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i wanna read it!!
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