Princess Smartypants

Because she is very pretty and very rich, all the princes want her to be their Mrs. So Princess Smartypants has to think up some very clever ways of dealing with unwanted suitors in this hilarious fairy-tale-with-a-difference.

Author: Babette Cole

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers


Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Forced by her parents into looking for a husband, Princess Smartypants sets impossible tasks for her suitors to prove their worthiness, but when Prince Swashbuckle succeeds at every task, the Princess turns him into a frog with her kiss. Reprint.

Princess Smartypants and the Missing Princes

Can Princess Smartypants solve the case of the missing princes and get them to the chuch on time before her next case waits? Hold on to your tiaras; there's a rescue mission to solve and a riotous wedding to plan!

Author: Babette Cole

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444929798

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

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Princess Smartypants rules her kingdom of Totaloonia on her own - she certainly doesn't need the help of a silly Prince of a husband. However, she is always willing to help her friends, and agrees to host the engagement party of three would-be princesses. But the trouble starts when the princes fail to turn up to the party - they've gone missing. Princess Smartypants is determined to uncover the plot and rescue the princes. With the help of Eric, her friendly giant handyman, she sets off on a wacky adventure to track the princes' last moves. Can Princess Smartypants solve the case of the missing princes and get them to the chuch on time before her next case waits? Hold on to your tiaras; there's a rescue mission to solve and a riotous wedding to plan!

Princess Smartypants and the Fairy Geek Mothers

Princess Smartypants is a very unusual, very modern princess. Most princesses want to get married, but our princess prefers to run her kingdom without any ...

Author: Babette Cole

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 144493225X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

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Princess Smartpant's long lost Fairy God Mother Doris needs her help... In Fairy tale land, Fairy God Mothers are being made redundant, and replaced by Fairy Geek Mothers. All traditional Fairy God Mothers grant everyone three nice wishes. But the Fairy Geek Mothers have their own website where people can buy wishes online... what could possibly go wrong? Well, in Fairy Tale Land, it's the fairy tales which are suffering. For example, Princess Beatrice has bought a wish: to magic an ugly wart on her sister's nose, and her sister is annoyed, to say the least. Meanwhile, Goldilocks has a sore tummy because certain bears have wished for her porridge to go bad. If the fairy tales don't get fixed, children will never know the real ones! Can Princess Smartpants help Doris find a way to make fairy tales good again?

Princess Smartypants Breaks the Rules

Princess Smartypants discovers that it is easier to capture evildoers and rule the kingdom of Totaloonia than to control one small baby.

Author: Babette Cole

Publisher: Puffin Books

ISBN: 9780141501550

Category: Children's stories

Page: 32

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Princess Smartypants is in BIG trouble. The Queen is packing her off to finishing school and that means business. Will our favourite royal become a perfect princess and find a fairy-tale ending? Hun, No chance!! Another hilarious royal romp form master storyteller, HRH Babette Cole Read more about Princess Smartypants Princess Smartypants Long Live Princess Smartypants

Princess Smartypants by Babette Cole as an example of how the child inside is the key to happiness

This paper aims to elaborate on this thesis and its proof given in several elements of the children's story.

Author: Marc Backhaus

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3656508224

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 7

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Essay from the year 2012 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,0, Humboldt-University of Berlin (Institut für Anglistik & Amerikanistik), course: SE Writing the Term Paper, language: English, abstract: Babette Cole's Princess Smartypants is a young woman who has, according to her mother, reached the age at which she is ready for marriage. This typical fairytale theme of a young princess is contradicted and overthrown constantly by Princess Smartypants' character throughout the whole story – she seems, dresses, appears and behaves more like a child than a lady, favours pet monsters over men and tends to have more fun playing around than being responsible or at least behaving according to the position she is put into. It seems that for her, this childlike lifestyle is the key to living “happily ever after” in a world such as hers - one of responsibility - and that she stands for the message that the child inside is what leads to happiness if lived to the full with devotion. This paper aims to elaborate on this thesis and its proof given in several elements of the children's story.

How Picturebooks Work

The fairy-tale world of Babette Cole's Princess Smartypants (1986) or of the many versions of Thumbelina alert us to the nature of the story to come, ...

Author: Maria Nikolajeva

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136771514

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 308

View: 450

How Picturebooks Work is an innovative and engaging look at the interplay between text and image in picturebooks. The authors explore picturebooks as a specific medium or genre in literature and culture, one that prepares children for other media of communication, and they argue that picturebooks may be the most influential media of all in the socialization and representation of children. Spanning an international range of children's books, this book examine such favorites as Curious George and Frog and Toad Are Friends, along with the works of authors and illustrators including Maurice Sendak and Tove Jansson, among others. With 116 illustrations, How Picturebooks Work offers the student of children's literature a new methodology, new theories, and a new set of critical tools for examining the picturebook form.

Princess Smartypants Rules

Princess Smartypants discovers that it is easier to capture evildoers and rule the kingdom of Totaloonia than to control one small baby.

Author: Babette Cole

Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780399243493

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 733

Princess Smartypants discovers that it is easier to capture evildoers and rule the kingdom of Totaloonia than to control one small baby.

Long Live Princess Smartypants

Princess Smartypants discovers that it is easier to capture evildoers and rule the kingdom of Totaloonia than to control one small baby.

Author: Babette Cole





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Princess Smartypants discovers that it is easier to capture evildoers and rule the kingdom of Totaloonia than to control one small baby.

Reassessing Gender and Achievement

Teachers would read feminist fairytales to children aged from 5-7 , such as Prince Cinders , Princess Smartypants and The Wrestling Princess anticipating ...

Author: Becky Francis

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415333252

Category: Education

Page: 200

View: 131

This text draws together the findings and arguments from the vast array of material available on this topic, in order to provide a comprehensive and clear overview of the various debates about, and explanations for gender and achievement.

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales G P

... such as Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko's The Paper Bag Princess ( 1980 ) or Cole's Princess Smartypants ( 1986 ) . Allusions to famous fairy tales ...

Author: Donald Haase

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313334436

Category: Fairy tales

Page: 1160

View: 126

Provides alphabetically arranged entries on folk and fairy tales from around the world, including information on authors, subjects, themes, characters, and national traditions.

Debates and Issues in Feminist Research and Pedagogy

She said of Princess Smartypants : C : She looks happy . She doesn't , she can't marry the prince . CB : Can you understand , what do you think about the ...

Author: Janet Holland

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

ISBN: 9781853592515

Category: Social Science

Page: 317

View: 245

The articles in this book engage with practical issues relating to teaching and research. The way in which gender and education is theorized is currently in a period of profound change, and this presents a major challenge to feminist teachers who want to translate explanations for gender relations into transformative action in the classroom. Several of the authors in this collection consider the possibilities and practicalities of transformative feminist pedagogies, identifying the "pedagogic moments" into which challenge and change can be introduced, without distorting or denying the students' experience. Another section contains articles which present the results of classroom research, dealing with issues of class, gender, "race" and sexuality. We can see from the results of these recent studies that class, "race" and gender continue to position students differently throughout the whole school and the entire curriculum. Research on teacher education reported here indicates that gender differences are produced and reproduced in that context. A final section of the book deals with the ongoing and lively debate on feminist methodology and epistemology, indicating the variety of approaches and positions that are being taken up in this area.

The Routledge Companion to Children s Literature

The work of Babette Cole is notable in this regard, particularly her picturebooks Princess Smartypants (1986) and Prince Cinders (1987), both of which ...

Author: David Rudd

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134028253

Category: Education

Page: 336

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The Routledge Companion to Children’s Literature is a vibrant and authoritative exploration of children’s literature in all its manifestations. It features a series of essays written by expert contributors who provide an illuminating examination of why children’s literature is the way it is. Topics covered include: the history and development of children's literature various theoretical approaches used to explore the texts, including narratological methods questions of gender and sexuality along with issues of race and ethnicity realism and fantasy as two prevailing modes of story-telling picture books, comics and graphic novels as well as ‘young adult’ fiction and the ‘crossover’ novel media adaptations and neglected areas of children’s literature. The Routledge Companion to Children’s Literature contains suggestions for further reading throughout plus a helpful timeline and a substantial glossary of key terms and names, both established and more cutting-edge. This is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to an increasingly complex and popular discipline.

EBOOK Boys and Girls in the Primary Classroom

In the discussion about Princess Smartypants (a princess who does not want to get married and who succeeds in outsmarting all her suitors) the warfare ...

Author: Christine Skelton

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335227902

Category: Education

Page: 200

View: 190

This book illustrates how gender equity (and inequality) occurs in primary classrooms. It uses the findings of current research to provide teachers with recommendations for promoting equity amongst boys and girls.

The Princess Problem

Guiding Our Girls through the Princess-Obsessed Years Rebecca Hains. princess save the prince? ... Princess Smartypants (1997) by Babette Cole.

Author: Rebecca Hains

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402294042

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 336

View: 879

How to Raise Empowered Girls in a Princess World! It's no secret that little girls love princesses, but behind the twirly dresses and glittery crowns sits a powerful marketing machine, delivering negative stereotypes about gender, race, and beauty to young girls. So how can you protect your daughter, fight back, and offer new, less harmful options for their princess obsession? The Princess Problem features real advice and stories from parents, educators, psychologists, children's industry insiders that will help equip our daughters to navigate the princess-saturated media landscape. With excellent research and tips to guide parents through honest conversations with their kids, The Princess Problem is the parenting resource to raising thoughful, open-minded children. "a very insightful look at our princess culture...Parents ? this is a must read!" — Brenda Chapman, Writer/Director, Disney/Pixar's BRAVE

Curriculum Connections for Tree House Travelers for Grades K 4

Princess Smartypants by Babette Cole. G.P. Putnam's Sons, 19 . Princess Smartypants devises a variety of difficult tasks to ward off potential suitors, ...

Author: Jane Berner

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1586832816

Category: Education

Page: 170

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Provides curriculum ideas, reproducible activities, and annotations for Web sites and books that follow the first four books in the Magic Tree House series.

Fierce Bad Rabbits

She viewed Princess Smartypants as her 'autobiography'. The pictures are lively and funny – I love the princess's dungarees and roller-disco moves, ...

Author: Clare Pollard

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241354803

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

View: 680

What is The Tiger Who Came to Tea really about? How is Meg and Mog related to Polish embroidery? And why does death in picture books involve being eaten? Fierce Bad Rabbits explores the stories behind our favourite picture books, weaving in tales of Clare Pollard's childhood reading and her re-discovery of the classic tales as a parent. Because the best picture books are far more complex than they seem - and darker too. Monsters can gobble up children and go unnoticed, power is not always used wisely, and the wild things are closer than you think. 'A gem . . . hard to put down. Thoroughly enjoyable' Spectator 'Essential reading for every thinking parent' Penelope Lively 'An enlightening, perceptive analysis of the books that build us' Sunday Telegraph, 5 star review 'A happy way to reconnect with old friends' Times

Emotional Literacy

Princess Smartypants by Babette Cole READ: “Princess Smartypants” • To increase empathy for others and awareness of how our personal feelings and behaviours ...

Author: Andrew Moffat

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351698273

Category: Education

Page: 240

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This is an exciting, hands-on resource comprising over 200 whole-class lesson plans. These can be used with a class in their very first week at school in Year 1 right through to their last week in Year 6. Each lesson plan focuses on a text, provides prompts for discussion and gives clearly explained, engaging activities to suit all learning styles. The lesson plans are based on 152 popular children's books. There are many cross-curricular opportunities, with specific links to literacy, particularly through the drama, speaking and listening plans of the Renewed Primary Strategy. The scheme also includes Circle Time games specially selected for their positive effect on the emotional well-being of the child. The author, who is an Advanced Skills Teacher, spent two years developing the scheme of work. Each lesson plan has been tried and tested in many schools and is steeped in excellent primary practice. The scheme is designed to support the aims of the Every Child Matters agenda. The plans are differentiated by year group and are set out in modules which each last for six weeks, making the resource a manageable format for class teachers to use and an ideal solution to the delivery of SEAL Primary.