Watch this book trailer video for Princess Zelda and the Frog, a new picture book for children starring Zelda the celebrity English bulldog! Written by Zelda's owner, Carol Gardner, and with photographs by Shane Young, this fairy tale book tells the story of a princess named Zelda. One day, when she is out in her finest dress playing with her favorite golden ball, she tosses her ball up in the air, and it lands—SPLAT!—in the mud. Princesses don't go in the mud. How will she ever get back her favorite ball?
“Gardner’s energetic, contemporary tone cements this as a playful, modern interpretation . . . This title ought to draw a legion of dog lovers and Zelda fans, in addition to kids looking for a silly read.” —Publishers Weekly
“This clever retelling of the Grimms’ fairy tale about loyalty, honor, and friendship will delight young readers.” —School Library Journal
“Dog meets frog in this amusing retelling of ‘The Frog Prince,’” which uses photographs of costumed English bulldogs against computer-generated backgrounds to illustrate the fairy tale.” —Kirkus Reviews