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The Princess Knight

The Princess Knight

by Cornelia Funke Illustrated by Kirsten Mayer

Violet is a young princess who wishes she could show the world that she is just as brave and strong as her brothers. But her strict father insists that she get married, and her brothers only mock her when she wants to be included in their fun. So Violet decides to use her intelligence and bravery to show everyone — once and for all — what she's made of. Disguising herself as a boy, Violet takes part in a knights' jousting tournament. When she wins the contest, she reveals her true identity — and wins the prize of freedom!

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 1
Grade Level Equivalent
4.2
Lexile Measure
890L
DRA
30
Guided Reading
N
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Comedy and Humor

About the Author and Illustrator

Cornelia Funke She has written over 40 books, including the bestsellers The Thief Lord, Inkheart, Inkspell, and Dragon Rider, the Ghosthunter series, When Santa Fell to Earth, and several popular picture books.
Kirsten Mayer

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