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Wide-Awake Princess

(2000)
A Picture Book by

 
 
In this amusing, eloquently told story, created by Katherine Paterson specifically for artist Vladimir Vagin to illustrate with his beautifully detailed watercolors, there was born a wise little princess who was different from everyone else. Miranda had been granted the gift of being wide awake all her waking hours. Thus, unlike those before her, she was able to see that the peasants of the kingdom were overworked and starving while the nobles lived in selfish luxury. Miranda, with confidence and determination, forms an innovative plan to help her people overcome their oppression, and in the process reveals the power of words to vanquish ignorance and bring about change.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Hardback Editions

March 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Wide-Awake Princess
Author(s): Katherine Paterson
ISBN: 0-395-53777-0 / 978-0-395-53777-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Clarion Books
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