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The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde by Shannon Hale Review

Title: The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde

Author: Shannon Hale

First published February 9, 2016

96 pages, Hardcover

ISBN: 9780763665135 (ISBN10: 0763665134)

Rating: 4.18


It’s another day in the life of the Princess in Black, and she’s got a new challenge to face. This time, it’s a horde of hungry bunnies that are causing chaos in the kingdom.

Princess Magnolia and Frimplepants are on their way to a brunch date when they receive an urgent monster alarm. The Princess in Black and her trusty pony, Blacky, are quick to respond.

But when they arrive at the scene, they’re met with a field full of adorable bunnies. Can these innocent creatures be the monsters causing trouble?

Join the Princess in Black as she navigates the cutest case of her career in The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde by Shannon Hale.

About the Author

Shannon Hale is an accomplished author with six popular young adult novels under her belt. Her book Princess Academy was even honored with a Newbery Honor award.

Hale is known for her ability to captivate readers with her storytelling skills, as seen in her Books of Bayern series and Book of a Thousand Days. She has also written three books for adults, and her upcoming release, Midnight in Austenland (Jan.

2012), is a companion book to Austenland.

Hale’s creative talent extends beyond just writing solo books.

She collaborated with her husband Dean Hale on the successful graphic novel series Rapunzel’s Revenge and Calamity Jack.

When she’s not busy writing, Hale can be found at home near Salt Lake City, Utah with her husband and their four young children.

They even have a pet plastic pig!

Editoral Review

The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde by Shannon Hale is a delightful children’s book that will charm both young readers and adults alike. Published in 2016, this book is the third installment in the New York Times best-selling series about a young princess who leads a double life as a superheroine.

Hale is an award-winning author known for her unique voice and inventive storytelling, and this book is no exception.

The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde is a fast-paced adventure story that follows Princess Magnolia as she faces her latest challenge: a horde of hungry bunnies who are ruining the kingdom’s garden.

With the help of her trusty unicorn, Frimplepants, and her loyal friends, the princess sets out to save the day. Along the way, she must use her wits, her strength, and her quick thinking to outsmart the bunnies and save the garden.

Hale’s writing is engaging and entertaining, with just the right balance of humor and action. The characters are well-crafted and endearing, and young readers will love following the adventures of the princess and her friends.

The book also has a strong message about teamwork, friendship, and the importance of being resourceful and brave, making it an excellent choice for schools and libraries. The setting of the book is both whimsical and relatable, with a colorful and imaginative world that is sure to capture the attention of young readers.

The story also has a timeless quality that makes it feel both classic and contemporary, appealing to readers of all ages. Overall, The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde is a wonderful addition to the series and a must-read for fans of children’s literature.

Hale’s writing is skillful, the characters are lovable, and the message is both inspiring and relevant. Although the book is aimed at a younger audience, adults will also enjoy this charming and engaging tale.

One possible suggestion for improvement would be to add more depth to the storyline and character development, which would make the book more appealing to older readers. However, this does not detract from the overall quality of the book, and it remains a captivating and entertaining read.

I highly recommend The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde to parents, teachers, and librarians looking for a fun and engaging book for young readers. It is an excellent choice for children who love adventure, humor, and superheroes, and it is sure to inspire a love of reading in even the most hesitant of readers.

Rating: 4/5 stars. The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde is a delightful book that will entertain and inspire young readers.

While there is some room for improvement in terms of depth and character development, it remains a well-written and engaging story that is sure to captivate its target audience.