THE CASTLE OF GRUMPY GROUCH by Mary Dickerson Donahey

THE CASTLE OF GRUMPY GROUCH

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KIRKUS REVIEW

An unbelievable hodge-podge of sentimental poppycock, in a medley of fairy tale and morality tale. A bad-tempered but good -hearted Princess loses her temper completely, and an ugly gnome pops out of her mouth and is transported magically to the mighty castle of Grumpy Crouch, kept by Ogre Sulk. The gnome is her temper- and the poor Princess leaves her mourning kingdom and goes on journey perilous, suffering the ordeal of silence, and guided by a sunbeam fairy. Other naughty princesses have left the kingdoms in search of lost tempers, but our little princess rescues them -- and some princes as well. All very convenient-as they jump to marriageable age, enchantment undone. Let's skip this.

Pub Date: May 3rd, 1948
ISBN: 1120733650
Publisher: Random House