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Anook, the young polar bear, is a princess who lives with her father and two sisters their icy castle. Anook is the youngest princess and the clumsiest, which is something her sisters never let her forget. Kids follow Anooks story as she grows from a tiny tongue-tied cub into a brave and noble bear who is tricked by her wicked sisters and rejected by her aged father. Nevertheless, she overcomes her fears and saves her fathers kingdom in this childrens story that is loosely based on Shakespeares King Lear. Unlike the Shakespearian tragedy, The Snow Princess has a happy ending to delight young readers. Superb color illustrations by an internationally favorite childrens storyteller and illustrator enhance every page of this beautiful picture storybook.