Spark kids' interest in the applied sciences with the tale of cunning princess Dara! When greedy ministers scheme against her husband and father, only Dara's ingenuity and engineering skills can foil their wicked plot. Girls and boys alike will enjoy cheering on this confident, independent heroine in this fully-illustrated chapter book, based on a traditional Cambodian tale.
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Product Dimensions:5.5 x 8.13 inches
Page Count:48 pages
Age Range:Ages 7-10 years
Awards & Accolades
"Happily-ever-after with a STEM feminist twist: how very timely" — Kirkus Reviews
About the Contributors
Retold by - Liz Flanagan
Liz Flanagan, PhD, runs a writing and retreat center in West Yorkshire and holds her degree in Creative Writing. She loves spending time outside, exploring the steep hills and woods near her home. When she isn’t telling stories, she often curls up by the fire with a pile of good books.
Illustrated by - Martina Peluso
Martina Peluso has wanted to be an illustrator ever since she read The BFG by Ronald Dahl when she was young. After growing up in Tuscany and Naples, Italy, she studied Art of Printing at the Institute of Art in Naples and has frequented illustration courses at Sarmede and Pavia. She has worked in all areas of illustration, including advertising, packaging, editorial and design; her artwork has been exhibited throughout the world. She lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.