This book tells the story about a frog who finds himself in the midst of an identity crisis and how he resolves to find his true self. On his journey, he discovers that he must successfully complete a 'princely' challenge in order to become himself once more. He is highly motivated and excited at this prospect, and, when he reaches the end of his journey and finally succeeds, he realizes that everything that he thought he wanted ends up not being so important. In fact, the 'prince' has actually been looking back at him from the proverbial mirror during his entire process. The conclusion brings a memorable twist that adds new meaning to the title of the book. This book is important for young children as it is about self-esteem: finding and accepting one's own inherent value.