Product: The Frog Princess: A Tlingit Legend From Alaska
Category: Alaska Study
Student Level: toddler, preschool, kindergarten, elementary
The Frog Princess: A Tlingit Legend From Alaska by Eric A. Kimmel (Author), Rosanne Litzinger (Illustrator)
Many men begin to flock to the Tlingit village hoping to make the headman's beautiful daughter their bride, then retreat in disgrace as none is ever good enough for her. Weary of the suitors and their presents, she proclaims that she's sooner marry a frog from the lake than any of the men after her heart. One night soon after, a very handsome young man--with slightly bulging eyes--appears on her threshold to fulfill her words, and she follows him underwater to her new home amongst the Frog People. But her peace is interrupted when her parents demand her return to the village, and the maiden finds herself caught in a clash between the worlds of land and sea. In Kimmel's captivating retelling of the Tlingit legend, with breathtaking illustrations by Rosanne Litzinger, a maiden struggles to find the place where she truly belongs.