$3.99 delivery: July 6 - 13
Fastest delivery: July 2 - 8
Only 1 left in stock - order soon.
$$41.68 () Includes selected options. Includes initial monthly payment and selected options. Details
Price
Subtotal
$$41.68
Subtotal
Initial payment breakdown
Shipping cost, delivery date, and order total (including tax) shown at checkout.
Your transaction is secure
We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Learn more
Ships from KnowledgePond
Sold by KnowledgePond
Ships from
KnowledgePond
Sold by
Return policy: This item is returnable
You may be charged a restocking fee up to 50% of item's price for used or damaged returns and up to 100% for materially different item.
FREE delivery: June 29 - July 2
Used: Good | Details
Sold by Hippo Books
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Gently used may contain ex-library markings, possibly has some light highlighting, textual notations, and or underlining. Text is still easily readable.
Other Sellers on Amazon
$41.68
+ $3.99 shipping
Sold by: Sandy Dunes Surplus
Sold by: Sandy Dunes Surplus
(807 ratings)
89% positive over last 12 months
Only 1 left in stock - order soon.
Shipping rates and Return policy
Loading your book clubs
There was a problem loading your book clubs. Please try again.
Not in a club? Learn more
Amazon book clubs early access

Join or create book clubs

Choose books together

Track your books
Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free.
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.


Three Perfect Peaches: A French Folktale Hardcover – March 1, 1995

5.0 out of 5 stars 9 ratings

Price
New from Used from
Hardcover
$41.68
$32.53 $3.77

Inspire a love of reading with Amazon Book Box for Kids
Discover delightful children's books with Amazon Book Box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months — new Amazon Book Box Prime customers receive 15% off your first box. Sign up now
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
    Apple
  • Android
    Android
  • Windows Phone
    Windows Phone
  • Click here to download from Amazon appstore
    Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

kcpAppSendButton

Special offers and product promotions

  • Amazon Business: Make the most of your Amazon Business account with exclusive tools and savings. Login now

Editorial Reviews

From School Library Journal

Kindergarten-Grade 3?A sprightly adaptation of "Three May Peaches," a French folktale. The youngest of three brothers cures a princess's illness with three perfect peaches and wins her hand in marriage through courtesy, craft, and the help of a magic whistle. The retellers base their version on the same source that Eric Kimmel used for Three Sacks of Truth (Holiday, 1993), but the books are distinctly different while remaining true to the essence of the source. Peaches is earthier than Kimmel's version?after being rude to a mysterious old woman, the older brothers find their offerings of peaches transformed into rabbit droppings and horse manure; and when the king wants to buy the whistle, the clever hero makes the greedy man kiss his horse's behind as part of the bargain. These elements are in the original and are appropriate to the broad humor used throughout. The rhythm and pace of DeFelice and DeMarsh's narrative make it ideal for reading aloud, and it is embellished in a way that invites participation. Trivas's vibrant, fluid, cheery illustrations round out the text perfectly?they are done in glowing, jewel-like colors and are full of nifty humorous touches. (One minor quibble: the whistle is described as being silver, but it is depicted as golden). Buy this title even if your library already owns Three Sacks of Truth. Its warmth and exuberance will stay with readers and listeners for a long time.?Donna L. Scanlon, Lancaster County Library, PA
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc.

Listen with Pride
Explore the diverse array of titles—some funny, some brave, some thrilling, some sad—to find connection and inspiration. See more

Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Orchard Books; First Printing edition (March 1, 1995)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 1 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0531087220
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0531087220
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 4 - 8 years
  • Grade level ‏ : ‎ 1 - 2
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 14.4 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 10.75 x 0.5 x 9.25 inches
  • Customer Reviews:
    5.0 out of 5 stars 9 ratings

Customer reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 out of 5
9 global ratings
5 star
100%
4 star 0% (0%) 0%
3 star 0% (0%) 0%
2 star 0% (0%) 0%
1 star 0% (0%) 0%
How are ratings calculated?

Top reviews from the United States

Reviewed in the United States on April 17, 2017
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in the United States on December 10, 2015
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in the United States on November 28, 2014
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in the United States on January 18, 2015
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in the United States on November 19, 2015
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in the United States on July 24, 2005