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A charming tale about nature and the human spirit.

His kingdom is the town dump; his palace, an abandoned railroad carriage at the edge of it. But the Paper Bag Prince (he earned his title by foraging in the litter for bags and other useful objects) is content with his lot, and with his subjects--the stray animals who also call the dump home. His cup runneth over one day when he's informed that the dump has been closed. Soon, he knows, nature will start "healing the gentle fields that the humans nearly killed with their rubbish." There's more happiness in store for him, too--he finally wins his "Princess," a shy dog he coaxes out from the shadows and into his home.

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  • Paperback


    March 1, 1994

    Red Fox

    32 pages

    RRP $22.99

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