January 10, 2018

#BookTour: Grilled Cheese and Dragons (Princess Pulverizer, #1) by @NancyKrulik, Ben Balistreri

About the Book:

Meet the princess who'd rather wear a suit of armor than a crown!

Princess Serena (or as she prefers, Princess Pulverizer) doesn't want to be a princess--she wants to be knight! But her father, King Alexander of Empiria, thinks she still has a lot to learn when it comes to exhibiting valiant behavior. So he presents a challenge: the princess must first go on a Quest of Kindness and perform good deeds to prove that she truly deserves to go to knight school. With help from a friendly dragon named Dribble and a perpetually terrified knight-in-training named Lucas, can she complete her quest and discover what it really takes to be a hero?

This title will be released on January 16, 2018.

Reviewed By:  Awesome Annie 
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Recommended Age: Children's
Genre: Fantasy
How I Acquired this book: Publisher 
Overall rating: ★★★★★
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About the Author: Nancy Krulik is the author of more than two hundred books for children and young adults, including three New York Times Best Sellers. She is best known as the author and creator of the Katie Kazoo, Switcheroo; George Brown, Class Clown; How I Survived Middle School; and Magic Bone book series. Nancy lives in Manhattan with her husband, composer Daniel Burwasser. When she's not writing, Nancy can be found reading, going to concerts, traveling, or running around Central Park with her crazy beagle mix, Josie. Follow her @NancyKrulik.

Ben Balistreri has been working for more than twenty years in the animation industry. He's won an Emmy Award for his character designs, and has been nominated for nine Annie Awards, winning once. His art can be seen in Tangled the Series, for which he serves as Supervising Producer, How to Train Your DragonDanny PhantomFoster's Home for Imaginary FriendsWander Over YonderWild Kratts, and many more. The Princess Pulverizer series is his first foray into book illustration. He lives in Pasadena, California, with his wife, Becca, and their two golden retrievers, Bombadil and Fatty Lumpkin.

Noteworthy experiences while reading this book: This one was so cute! Cuteness OVERLOAD! 
Check out author's other books? YES
Recommend this book? YES

Notes and Opinions:  This is Awesome Annie sorry for not doing a video but I am currenly sick so talking isn't good for me right now!  So my mom is helping me write up this review.  This book was adorable and I couldn't believe that I got to read it this early.  I can't wait for more of these.  I loved all the cartoons inside on the pages and the story was so amazing.  I really liked how the Princess didn't want to be like a normal Princess and she wanted to do other things. Although I had to have some help with some of the words I think that this book would be great for ages 7-10.  My sister even thought it was cute and she is 13.  The story was funny and was all about empowering girls! 

Go Into This One Knowing: Female Empowerment, Funny

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