Written by George MacDonald, this classic tale tells the story of a young princess who is bewitched to have no gravity and must remain tied to the earth, lest she float away. Filled with whimsy and wonder, this story has captivated young readers since 1864. 44 pgs, sc. Laura
"The Light Princess" is George MacDonald's 1864 fairy tale. It is the story of a young girl, the daughter of the King, who at her christening is cursed to have no gravity by the uninvited Princess Makemnoit, sister to the King and a spiteful and bitter woman. As a result the princess is in constant danger of being carried away by the wind. A captivatingly whimsical tale, "The Light Princess" is one of George MacDonald's most loved stories.