Princess Claudia and the Freckles
by Bebe Weinberg Katz
When you are a seven-year-old girl, everything your older sister says has the power to make or ruin your day. That is exactly what happens to Princess Claudia one Saturday morning, when her older sister, Princess Elizabeth, makes fun of Claudia’s freckles. This is the story of Claudia’s attempt to get rid of the dreaded freckles. Claudia enlists the aid of her Uncle Ouf, who is the castle wizard. Together they try potions and lotions and brown bag magic, all aimed at getting rid of the freckles. Claudia learns that every action has a consequence. She also discovers that the magic that is inside of people is the strongest of all. Along the way, she has wonderful adventures with her family. And what happens to her freckles? That is the surprise.
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