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Antonia Michaelis (Author), Laura Bednarski (Illustrator)

Prinzessin Alva und der hustende Feuerdrache

Princess Alva and the Coughing Fiery Dragon

Fearless princess rescues robber and fire-breathing dragon!

Princess Alva (who is not really a princess, but don’t tell anyone) rides to the forest in her unicorn-drawn coach, accompanied by her servants. When they are held up by a gang of robbers, the voice of the great fiery dragon terrifies all of them except Alva. The dragon wants to get rid of his cough, the robbers want to get rid of the dragon, their leader is in trouble, and Alva wants everyone including herself to be happy. So come to the forest and find out how Alva solves each and every problem, and how chocolate buttons can make all the difference.

- Strong girl character gives the lie to stereotypical perceptions of gender roles
- Antonia Michaelis uses a playful, childlike style of language in the telling of her highly imaginative story
- With cheerful illustrations by Laura Bednarski

  • Recommended age: 4 +
  • ISBN: 978-3-7891-0974-4
  • Published: 23.03.2020
  • Pages: 32
  • Illustrations: 12
  • Features: 12 illustrations, 12 colored
  • Publisher: Verlag Friedrich Oetinger
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Antonia Michaelis

Antonia Michaelis, born in 1979 in northern Germany, grew up in southern Germany, and was drawn to the wide world after graduating from high school. She worked in southern India, Nepal and Peru, among other places. She studied medicine in Greifswald and at the same time began writing stories for children and young people. For some years now she has been living as a freelance writer near the island...

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Laura Bednarski

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