Too Princessy!

Too circusy, too clowny, too princessy, too crowny …

It’s a rainy day, but not a single toy in the toy box seems fun enough for our adventuresome little girl. She tries everything from trucks to telescopes, puzzles to pianos, but nothing does the trick until she lets her creative sparks fly. Preschoolers will love to see and say all the games and toys the little girl tries, and adults will appreciate the celebration of imagination that is the best solution of all – the perfect antidote to the princess pandemic.

Picture book, Ages 3-5, Bloomsbury
ISBN-13: 978-1599907222 (Hardcover), 978-1408826942 (Paperback), 978-1599909554 (Board Book)


“Bright colors and high visual energy match the quick verse. Listeners will enjoy the scansion; observers will be tickled that as hard as this girl clings to her indefatigable determination to be bored, she’s actually having quite a romp. Leloup slyly shows her relishing most of the toys—albeit briefly—before tossing them aside. Adults won’t be surprised at the only object she stamps with approval, and kids will want re-reads.” 


“This high-energy outing sends a clear message: sometimes the simplest toy is the best one.”

Publishers Weekly

“Jean Reidy really knows how to write stories that make reading too much fun! This book is a great addition to Reidy’s Too Purpley! and Too Pickley! and perfect for home or classroom. This story opens a world of adventure and discovery for the curious early reader. With bright illustrations by Leloup, Too Princessy! brings color and variety to a little girl’s rainy-day play and sets the stage with ‘loud’ words that jump off the page. What will she choose from her box of toys…a piano, a puzzle, a truck, or a ball? Sometimes an empty box and a little imagination is the best sunshine of all.”

This book is good for:

  • Rhyming
  • Creative writing
  • Sequencing events
Scholastic Book Box Daily

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