The Knight in Battered Armor by Brianna Tibbetts and illustrated by Liz Stockton~ Review ~ Just Read

My Review:

Princess Melina is kind and compassionate, her parents are wise and want to help her find a suitable husband. Then one of Melina's would-be suitors kidnaps her and locks her up in a tower. Many knights attempt to rescue her, but only one has the courage to face the beast holding her captive.

Though battered and well-worn on the outside, it is up to the courageous man inside the distressed armor to free Princess Melina.

Suitable for young readers, whether to be read aloud to young ones or read by an early reader of chapter book skill level. This is a charming fairy tale with a twist. 50-some full-color illustrated pages compliment the tale, with cartoon-style illustrations in appropriate color schemes. It reminded me a little of the stained glass style illustrations in the opening scenes of Disney's original Beauty and the Beast.

Strong themes of courage, character, and wisdom run through this book, as well as compassion, with  symbolism throughout. I really liked how the story emphasized strong character, and doing the right thing as well as how the Princess didn't just sit on the sideline and wait to be rescued.

A brand new fairy tale with a twist, great to share with the young girls in your life. 

Available to purchase here: https://www.redemption-press.com/shop/the-knight-in-battered-armor/

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