There once was a prince who wanted to marry a real princess but trying to find one was difficult! One stormy night, a princess arrived asking for safe haven from the storm in the castle. To determine whether she is a real princess, a pea is placed beneath 20 mattresses. Does the princess feel the pea? This beginning reader is perfect for your progressing reader with longer sentences, simple dialogue, and more in-depth plot development.
There once was a prince who wanted to marry a real princess. But he could not find one. Then on a stormy night, a princess knocks at the castle door. But is she a real princess? The queen knows just how to find out.
Harriet Ziefert has been making magic with words for many years. She is the author of over 200 books for young readers. A mother of two and grandmother of five, she lives in South Orange, New Jersey.