Fairest in the Land A Picture Book

The Fairest in the Land

A Picture Book

  • ISBN: 9781419757099
  • Publication Date: May 2, 2023


Price: $17.99

Fairest in the Land is a heartwarming, inclusive picture-book story about self-expression and friendship, from Stonewall Honor–winning author Lesléa Newman with full-color illustrations by Joshua Heinsz.

When it comes to playing dress-up, best friends Annabelle and Benjamin both want to be the bride, the ballerina, and the princess. Can they both be the fairest in the land?

In this spirited and inclusive story about expressing our true selves with pride, two friends ultimately realize that they can both be their authentic selves—and that having two princesses means twice the fun.


"A pink and purple sparkling celebration of self-expression."

"A heartwarming tale... Filled with vibrant illustrations and cute animal friends that capture the joy and nostalgia of children playing pretend, Newman’s story reminds readers that they are who their imaginations say they are. The fresh bubblegum palette...will spark a fresh wave of inspiration for young friends to be their truest selves."
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