Girls to the Rescue Book #1: Tales of Clever, Courageous Girls from Around the World

Bruce Lansky

Simon & Schuster

Girls to the Rescue Book #1: Tales of Clever, Courageous Girls from Around the World

In most heroic tales, a helpless young lady waits around for a prince to rescue her. But the spunky girls in this entertaining series are much too busy saving the day to await Prince Charming. These adaptations and original stories from around the world inspire readers to become a new kind of heroine. If you enjoy the stories in this book, look for more fun adventures in the other books in the series. This first book contains the following short stories: "The Fairy Godmother's Assistant" (an original story), "Grandma Rosa's Bowl" (adapted from a Grimm Brothers' Story), "For Love of Sunny" (an original story), "Carla and the Greedy Merchant" (adapted from a folktale), "Savannah's Piglets" (adapted from a folktale), "Kimi Meets the Ogre" (an original story), "The Innkeeper's Wise Daughter" (retold from a Russian folktale), "The Royal Joust" (an original story), "Chardae's Thousand and One Nights" (adapted from a story in The Arabian Nights) and "Lian and the Unicorn" (an original story).

Creation date: 2017-02-23

112 Pages

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Restricted to Sub-Saharan Africa and India (7,000 copy limit in India, South Africa)

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