Prism Palace – STEM stories for girls

Prism PalacePrism Palace is the story of a little girl who gets a prism for her birthday and learns alot about light and how it bends and forms a rainbow. Tess Renee gets more than she bargained for with her new birthday present, a light fairy, a rainbow elf, and a lot of knowledge about light wavelengths and how the rainbow (ROY G BIV) is formed. This beautifully illustrated children’s tale tells a story that combines fantasy with scientific knowledge.

Author Cindi Leacock, Illustrator Ray Meenan




Sample from Prism Palace

Prism PalacePrism Palacetess held out her finger. She had barely touched the fairy’s hand when she found herself holding hands with the fairy and standing on the sill. “Oh, my goodness! I am as little as you.” Tess said, looking down at herself

“Come inside my palace,”  said the fairy as she pulled on a crystal door knob. The hallway inside was enormous and blazing with lights of every color. With these words the adventure for Tess Renee begins.



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About the Author

The author, Cindi Leacock is a science writer who is passionate about teaching science to children. This book makes a wonderful STEM book for girls too, since the main character is a little girl, and there is wonderful fairytale style explanations.

Take a trip with her inside a prism, and skate with her on a ray of light. Meet an amazing
elf and learn his special name. Prism Palace combines the excitement of an adventure story with science knowledge
about light and wavelengths, a treasure for every child’s library.

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