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The Princess and the Pickup perfect for princesses who prefer hiking boots." -LA Parenting Magazine

2019 NAPPA Award Winner From The National Assoc. of Parenting Publications.

Rough and Tumble Royalty

There are many quirky versions of The Princess and the Pea, but this one felt like it owned it's spot on the shelf. There is a solid ... voice to the telling of the tale ... We can imagine some teachers, librarians, parents reading this book... The illustrations are appropriately homespun, quirky-isn folk art and a fine match for the story. --The National Assoc. of Parenting Publications


Isn’t it time there was a fairy tale aimed at girls and women who wear hiking books, don’t comb their hair, and love pick-up trucks? The prince in this story wants to marry a real mountain princess, so he searches all the mountain ranges in the world… looking in the Sierras for women in tiaras, and at Glass Mountain for ladies wearing just one shoe. He ends up going home alone, only to be found by a princess who knows what she wants and isn’t afraid to set out into the world on her to find it. The Princess and the Pick-up Truck is a modern retelling of The Princess and the Pea, but with an Appalachian, or at least rural, slant.Illustrated with beautiful and quirky art by my friend Lottie Looney.


NOTE: I'm doing a special offer if you want both the new book & the CD. You're free to order The Princess and the Pickup Truck alone, but you may want to order the set. There's an oral version of the book on the CD. I don't have an exact date on the arrivail of the book but it should be in the next few weeks.

The Princess & the Pickup Truck

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