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|Editor||: One World|
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The brilliant coming-of-age-and-into-superstardom story of one of the greatest artists of all time, in his own words—featuring never-before-seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets, and the exquisite memoir he began writing before his tragic death NAMED ONE OF THE BEST MUSIC BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND THE GUARDIAN • NOMINATED FOR THE NAACP IMAGE AWARD Prince was a musical genius, one of the most beloved, accomplished, and acclaimed musicians of our time. He was a startlingly original visionary with an imagination deep enough to whip up whole worlds, from the sexy, gritty funk paradise of “Uptown” to the mythical landscape of Purple Rain to the psychedelia of “Paisley Park.” But his most ambitious creative act was turning Prince Rogers Nelson, born in Minnesota, into Prince, one of the greatest pop stars of any era. The Beautiful Ones is the story of how Prince became Prince—a first-person account of a kid absorbing the world around him and then creating a persona, an artistic vision, and a life, before the hits and fame that would come to define him. The book is told in four parts. The first is the memoir Prince was writing before his tragic death, pages that bring us into his childhood world through his own lyrical prose. The second part takes us through Prince’s early years as a musician, before his first album was released, via an evocative scrapbook of writing and photos. The third section shows us Prince’s evolution through candid images that go up to the cusp of his greatest achievement, which we see in the book’s fourth section: his original handwritten treatment for Purple Rain—the final stage in Prince’s self-creation, where he retells the autobiography of the first three parts as a heroic journey. The book is framed by editor Dan Piepenbring’s riveting and moving introduction about his profound collaboration with Prince in his final months—a time when Prince was thinking deeply about how to reveal more of himself and his ideas to the world, while retaining the mystery and mystique he’d so carefully cultivated—and annotations that provide context to the book’s images. This work is not just a tribute to an icon, but an original and energizing literary work in its own right, full of Prince’s ideas and vision, his voice and image—his undying gift to the world.
|Author||: Daniel Haack|
|Editor||: little bee books|
"Victorious . . . the premier queer-friendly fairy tale." Kirkus Reviews, starred review "An illuminating fairy tale for young readers to be able to see that not every prince would like to marry a princess." School Library Journal "A colorful and entertaining tale exploring sexuality, acceptance, and young love." Booklist In this modern fairy tale, a noble prince and a brave knight come together to defeat a terrible monster and in the process find true love in a most unexpected place. "Thank you," he told his parents. "I appreciate that you tried, but I'm looking for something special in a partner by my side." Once upon a time, in a kingdom far from here, there was a prince in line to take the throne, so his parents set out to find him a kind and worthy bride. The three of them traveled the land far and wide, but the prince didn't quite find what he was looking for in the princesses they met. While they were away, a terrible dragon threatened their land, and all the soldiers fled. The prince rushed back to save his kingdom from the perilous beast and was met by a brave knight in a suit of brightly shining armor. Together they fought the dragon and discovered that special something the prince was looking for all along.
|Author||: Aaron Ehasz,Melanie McGanney Ehasz|
|Editor||: Scholastic Inc.|
With their world on the brink of war, three young heroes from opposite sides of the conflict embark on a dangerous quest that could change everything. This beautiful book expands on the events of Season 1 of the hit Netflix show The Dragon Prince.
|Author||: Aaron Ehasz,Melanie McGanney Ehasz|
|Editor||: Dragon Prince|
This second canon novel expands on the events of Season 2 of the epic Netflix fantasy TV show, The Dragon Prince. Rayla, Callum, and Ezran have their work cut out for them now that they have to take care of Zym, the newly hatched Dragon Prince. Things get even more complicated when Claudia and Soren finally track down the wayward princes, forcing Callum to pick a side -- should he trust Rayla or his old friends? All the while the High Mage Lord Viren plots and schemes, gaining shadowy new allies. The trio races toward Xadia with the threat of a war between the humans and the dragons looming large. But as fiery battles erupt and hidden truths come to light, friendships are tested, plans are set into motion, and tough choices must be made. Written by Aaron Ehasz (co-creator of The Dragon Prince and head writer of Avatar: The Last Airbender) and Melanie McGanney Ehasz, this second canon novel based on the Netflix original series finally gives fans the full story.
|Author||: Holly Black|
|Editor||: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers|
By #1 New York Times bestselling author Holly Black, the first book in a stunning new series about a mortal girl who finds herself caught in a web of royal faerie intrigue. Of course I want to be like them. They're beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever. And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look at him, I can hardly breathe. Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King. To win a place at the Court, she must defy him--and face the consequences. In doing so, she becomes embroiled in palace intrigues and deceptions, discovering her own capacity for bloodshed. But as civil war threatens to drown the Courts of Faerie in violence, Jude will need to risk her life in a dangerous alliance to save her sisters, and Faerie itself.
|Author||: Naomi McNeil Zacharias|
|Editor||: Harvest House Publishers|
Sweet Dreams Aren’t Just for Little Princes When you look at your little boy, what do you imagine he will grow up to be? A teacher? A doctor? An artist? Only God knows, but wherever your child goes in life, you will be there to cheer him on all the way. Little Prince, Little Prince is one mom’s love letter to her young son, affirming her dedication and Jesus’s eternal devotion to her child. This lovingly written and illustrated story will speak to your heart as you reflect on all the beautiful possibilities that God has in store for your little man. As you read this charming and colorful picture book aloud, allow yourself to dream big about your son’s future and worship the One who holds your child’s plans in His tender and capable hands.
|Author||: Antoine de Saint-Exupery|
|Editor||: HMH Books For Young Readers|
Hello, I am the Little Prince. Bonjour, je suis le Petit Prince. Meet the Little Prince and read about his tiny planet - in both English and French! This classic, beloved tale is re-imagined as a beautiful, padded board book, with original illustrations and a playful, sweet design.
|Author||: Mark Twain|
|Editor||: Prestwick House Inc|
|Author||: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry|
|Editor||: Pan Macmillan|
A pilot who has crash-landed in the Sahara Desert wakes up the next morning to a strange voice. 'Please ... will you draw me a sheep!' it says. The voice, as he soon finds out, belongs to a little prince who has left his tiny planet to travel the universe. In response to this little man's many curious questions, the pilot begins to draw a number of images and slowly comes to understand the truths about life in all its peculiarity and strangeness. The Little Prince was first published in 1943 and has since been translated into more than 250 languages. A remarkable story told with enduring charm, it soon became one of the most widely read books in the world and continues to delight readers of all ages.
|Author||: Oscar Wilde|
The Happy Prince and Other Stories is a collection of stories for children by Oscar Wilde. It contains five stories, "The Happy Prince", "The Nightingale and the Rose", "The Selfish Giant", "The Devoted Friend", and "The Remarkable Rocket". It is most famous for its title story, "The Happy Prince". In a town where a lot of poor people suffer, a swallow who was left behind after his flock flew off to Egypt for the winter meets the statue of the late "Happy Prince", who in reality has never experienced true happiness. Viewing various scenes of people suffering in poverty from his tall monument, the Happy Prince asks the swallow to take the ruby from his hilt, the sapphires from his eyes, and the golden leaf covering his body to give to the poor. As the winter comes and the Happy Prince is stripped of all of his beauty, his lead heart breaks when the swallow dies as a result of his selfless deeds. The statue is then torn down and melted leaving behind the broken heart and the dead swallow. These are taken up to heaven by an angel that has deemed them the two most precious things in the city by God, so they may live forever in his city of gold and garden of paradise.
|Author||: Heinrich von Kleist|
|Editor||: New Directions Publishing|
High drama and suspense mark this novel about Napoleonic hero, Prince Friedrich, who entered a life and death struggle against conformity and the state
|Author||: Melanie Rawn|
|Editor||: Daw Books|
The new prince of the Desert, Rohan works to bring permanent peace to his divided land while struggling to preserve the last remaining dragons that could hold the key to saving his people, while his betrothed, Sioned, trapped by the intrigues of the Lady of Goddess Keep and Rohan's sworn enemy, risks everything to protect her lord and stop a devastating war. Reprint.
|Author||: Stella Mary Newton|
|Editor||: Boydell & Brewer|
A close study of clothes worn by aristocratic families and their households at the time of the Black Prince - and of Chaucer - showing Europe-wide influences.
|Author||: Timothy Wilks|
|Editor||: Paul Holberton Pub|
There can be few examples of intensive fashioning and self-fashioning by a Renaissance figure more remarkable than Prince Henry (1594-1612). Two decades after the appearance of Roy Strong's revelatory Henry Prince of Wales and England's Lost Renaissance this collection of essays reexamines the extraordinary artistic and cultural response to Prince Henry and presents many new findings in the context of recent scholarship.
|Author||: Raye Morgan|
Prince Mychale has come to his mountain chteau to get away from the world. Instead, the royal bachelor finds himself playing host to runaway Abby and her adorable baby! Mychale's duty-bound to marry someone of the royal family's choosing. Abby's far from suitable, but to his surprise she makes him feel happy for the first time in years. Abby Donair has taken her sister's baby to her heart with no hesitation, but can she expect a royal prince to do the same…?
|Author||: Matt Carcieri|
At the dawn of the eighties, small crowds of concertgoers gathered to catch a new sensation named Prince. They showed up expecting a recast of Michael Jackson, but with more chest hair. They got something altogether different. Framed around sixty-two songs that represent the chapters of his career, this retrospective traces the life and legacy of a pioneering virtuoso. Youll follow the full arc of Princes meteoric rise and reign, including: The arrival of a wunderkind, playing guitar on the 1975 track Gameshis earliest released performance The soaring heights of Purple Rain in 1984 The anguish captured in Comeback following the death of his son in 1996 His popular resurgence, applying some Musicology in 2004 His last concert performance, featuring the sublime Black Muse off his final album Along the way, youll rediscover the depth of his genius and the breadth of his impact. Youll gain new insight into his heroic spirit, the methods to his madness, and the story in his songs. Celebrate Princes remarkable life the way it should be celebrated: through his music. All proceeds from this book will be donated to the Harlem Childrens Zone, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending poverty in Central Harlem.
|Author||: Yuko Takada|
|Editor||: Harlequin/SB Creative|
Brigitte is shaken when Prince Zoilight tells her that he’ll pay her enough money to support her family if she keeps his secret – that he’s suffering a slump and is unable to compose music. He has heard her sing, and he’s determined to keep her with him so she can inspire him. But what began as a desperate effort to help her family gradually begins to change the form, and both Brigitte and the prince become aware of the attraction between them.
|Author||: Jennifer A. Nielsen|
|Editor||: Scholastic UK|
If you love the danger and sword-fighting of MERLIN, you'll like this! In a discontent kingdom, civil war is brewing. To unify the divided people, Conner, a nobleman of the court, devises a cunning plan to find an impersonator of the king's long-lost son and install him as a puppet prince. Four orphans are recruited to compete for the role, including a defiant boy named Sage. Sage knows that Conner's motives are more than questionable, yet his life balances on a sword's point - he must be chosen to play the prince or he will certainly be killed. As Sage's journey continues, layer upon layer of treachery and deceit unfold, until finally a truth is revealed that proves more dangerous than all of the lies put together.
|Author||: Robert Louis Stevenson|
|Editor||: Boston : [s.n.]|
An adventure and romance story set in the fictional German state of Grunewald,?Prince Otto: A Romance was self-admittedly Stevenson's most difficult work to complete. He wrote in one of his memoirs that he rewrote the first chapter eight times before the novel's publication in 1883.