Princess Rascal and The Potty Words

Elina Hirvonen

Original title: Prinsessa Rämäpää ja vessasanat

Author: Elina Hirvonen

Illustrator: Mervi Lindman

Published: 2019

Publisher: Tammi

Genre: Chapter Books (3-6 Years)

Pages: 42

Part of a series: Princess Rascal series

Reading material:

Full English pdf, Finnish edition

Princess Rascal starts pre-school. She’s nervous about her new mates and new teacher. Especially nervous she is about going to the toilet. When she uses toilet words in a completely wrong situation, she’s sure that she is the most embarrassing girl in the world. But a solution for the problem can be found in her secret treasure chest.

Praise:

“Princess Rascal is on the other hand a light and goofy book with toilet humor to entertain little listeners. Mervi Lindman’s illustrations are wonderfully expressive and fit the story excellently!”
– Lue meille äitikulta blog

"If a child can’t stop laughing at potty words, then this book is the best Christmas present. The book made such an impression on the 5-year-old in our family that it was read dozens of times a day for a week…. And in the starring role is Princess Rascal’sstunning imagination that rescues her from trouble!" – Janica Vilen, Turun Seutusanomat newspaper, Finland

Princess Rascal is on the other hand a light and goofy book with toilet humor to entertain little listeners. Mervi Lindman’s illustrations are wonderfully expressive and fit the story excellently!

–Lue meille äitikulta blog

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Rights sold:
FINLAND: Tammi (orig.)
CZECH REPUBLIC: Albatros Media
DENMARK: Gads Forlag
ESTONIAN: Kirjastus Elust Enesest

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About author

Elina Hirvonen

Elina Hirvonen is an author of adults’ and children’s prose, a journalist and documentary filmmaker. She has written four highly acclaimed adults’ novels that are at the same time tragic and beautiful. She is also known for her picture book series Princess Rascal, and a middle-grade trilogy Julia & P.A.L

She has received Kalevi Jäntti Prize, and Nuori Aleksis Prize and has been nominated for Finlandia Prize and Debut Prize.

Bibliography


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