The Princess and the Ziz

The Princess and the Ziz


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Called on to watch over King Solomon's daughter, the Ziz takes Magda on a joyful trip around the world. But when she falls in love with a handsome young man, the Ziz's jealousy gets the giant bird into trouble.

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ISBN-13: 9780822573821
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/2008
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 6 - 7 Years

About the Author

Jacqueline Jules is an award-winning author and poet. Her many children's books include The Hardest Word (National Jewish Book Award finalist), Happy Hanukkah Lights, and Picnic at Camp Shalom. She lives in northern Virginia.

Katherine Janus Kahn studied Fine Arts at the Bezalel School in Jerusalem and at the University of Iowa. She has illustrated many children's books including Kar-Ben's popular Sammy Spider series. She lives in Wheaton, Maryland.

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Princess and the Ziz 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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The team of Author Jacqueline Jules and Illustrator Katherine Janus Kahn has another success in this fourth story in a series about the Ziz, a gigantic bird-like creature taken from Jewish folklore. BY: Gayle Jacobson-Huset ¿ Managing Editor Stories for Children Magazine King Solomon orders the Ziz to entertain his daughter, Magda. The king keeps her in a tower so she doesn't meet and marry the wrong man. The princess is bored, so the Ziz whisks her away from the tower and takes her on a trip around the world. They rescue a young man falling off a cliff. The man and the princess start to fall in love, and the Ziz gets jealous. He takes the Princess for more trips and just travels in circles so the Princess will never see the young man again. Does the Princess ever figure out what the Ziz is up to? You'll just have to read this fun book to find out. I give this book a high five for a great storyline and terrific illustrations. Ladies, you have another sure-winner here. If you want your kids to have fun and let their imaginations soar, this is the book for them (as are the other stories about the Ziz).