The Princess in Black & the Mysterious Playdate (#5 PB)

Author(s): Shannon Hale; Dean Hale; LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)

Junior Fiction (Reading Age 7-9 years)

A pet-eating monster interrupts Princess Magnolia's perfect playdate with Princess Sneezewort. When Princess in Black goes to investigate, she finds a new masked avenger. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Spotlight is a division of ABDO.


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Pham's colorful illustrations are pleasing as always; young readers will especially delight in locating the camouflaged monster in the art. With spot-on humor for its intended audience, this is sure to please series fans and newcomers alike.--Booklist Online

It's an adorable and humorous installment in the Princess in Black series that shows that not all heroes look the same and many skills are useful and needed.--Deseret News

It's an adorable and humorous installment in the Princess in Black series that shows that not all heroes look the same and many skills are useful and needed.--Deseret News

Shannon Hale and Dean Hale are the award-winning husband-and-wife team behind the Princess in Black series, illustrated by LeUyen Pham. Shannon Hale is also the author of the Newbery Honor novel Princess Academy as well as the New York Times best-selling series Ever After High. Shannon Hale and Dean Hale live in Salt Lake City, Utah.


LeUyen Pham is the illustrator of many books for children, including God's Dream by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Douglas Carlton Abrams and Aunt Mary's Rose by Douglas Wood. LeUyen Pham lives in California.

General Fields

  • : 9781536200515
  • : Candlewick Press
  • : Candlewick Press
  • : May 2018
  • : 208mm X 162mm
  • : United States
  • : May 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Shannon Hale; Dean Hale; LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
  • : Paperback
  • : 2018
  • : LeUyen Pham
  • : English
  • : FIC
  • : 96