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Why Kings and Queens Don't Wear Crowns [SIGNED BY PRINCESS MÄRTHA LOUISE]: Louise, Märtha; ... Why Kings and Queens Don't Wear Crowns [SIGNED BY PRINCESS MÄRTHA LOUISE]: Louise, Märtha; ... Why Kings and Queens Don't Wear Crowns [SIGNED BY PRINCESS MÄRTHA LOUISE]: Louise, Märtha; ...

Why Kings and Queens Don't Wear Crowns [SIGNED BY PRINCESS MÄRTHA LOUISE]

Louise, Märtha; Svein Nyhus (illust.)

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ISBN 10: 1575340372 / ISBN 13: 9781575340371
Published by Skandisk, Bloomington, 2005
Condition: vg Hardcover

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Large quarto. Unpaginated (32pp). Illustrated paper-covered boards in original matching dust jacket. Signed by Princess Märtha on illustrated half-title page. Illustrated title-page. Delightful fairy tale by Norway's Princess Märtha Louise. The tale is based on the childhood of her grandfather, King Olav V. Profusely illustrated with color reproductions of drawings by Svein Nyhus. Tight copy in fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 26880

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Title: Why Kings and Queens Don't Wear Crowns [...

Publisher: Skandisk, Bloomington

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: vg

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First English Edition, Second Printing.

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Little Olav, the new prince of Norway, finds that every time he goes out to learn more about his new country, he damages his crown and is punished, so he asks his mother and father to find a solution.

About the Author:

Princess Märtha Louise created this tale based on the childhood of her grandfather, King Olav V. She is a highly respedted storyteller, and has done readings for children throughout Norway, and has hosted television shows reading fairy tales. Princess Märtha Louise studied English literature at Oxford and obtained certification as a Physical Therapist, specializing in the Rosen Method. She advocates for disabled children and manages her own bisiness as a cultural mediator. She recently released a CD with the highly acclaimed Oslo Gospel Choir, and as an avid horse lover has produced a television series about horses. Illustrator Svein Nyhus graduated from the National College of Art and Design in Oslo, Norway. He has received several national prizes for his work as an illustrator and writer of books for children, among them the Picture Book Prize from the Norwegian Ministry of Culture, and the School Librarians' Book Prize in 2000. He has been nominated for the coveted internatiional Hans Christian Andersen Award.

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