Princess Poppy: Ballet Shoes
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Princess Poppy: Ballet Shoes

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Poppy loves ballet and is sure she'll be picked to play Coppelia in the Big Show. But when her best friend Honey gets the part, Poppy is so cross that she doesn't even want to be friends anymore! Will Poppy realize how important friendship is in time to be a true ballerina princess on the night of the show?show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 234 x 236 x 4mm | 140.61g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Picture Corgi
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • chiefly col. Illustrations
  • 0552561274
  • 9780552561273
  • 117,013

Review quote

"With soft pink pictures and a secret letter for the reader, these suit dainty little ladies down to the ground. The simple language and easy pace make them a good first read" * Junior * "A lovely series of picture books . . . Based on reality rather than a fantasy kingdom which make her much easier to relate to. The adorable illustrations, coupled with innocent stories, makes these books ideal for reading aloud . . . Sure to become real favourites" * South Wales Argus *show more

About Janey Louise Jones

Janey was born in Edinburgh and grew up by the seaside just outside the city. Janey published the first two Princess Poppy books herself (with her own illustrations) and the books were so popular that Random House Children's Books soon bought the series and re-packaged the books. The series is now going from strength to strength, including picture books, novels for young readers, activity books and sumptuous gift books. Veronica gained a BA in Graphic Design at Bradford and Liverpool Polytechnic which led her into the world of greetings card design and then book illustration. Veronica says that her favourite thing about illustrating picture books is inventing characters and bringing them to life through her illustrations. Veronica lives and works in the small market town of Otley in West Yorkshire, and in her spare time she enjoys long-distance cycling in the Yorkshire Dales with her partner.show more

Review Text

"A lovely series of picture books . . . Based on reality rather than a fantasy kingdom which make her much easier to relate to. The adorable illustrations, coupled with innocent stories, makes these books ideal for reading aloud . . . Sure to become real favourites"show more

Rating details

30 ratings
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5 40% (12)
4 23% (7)
3 33% (10)
2 3% (1)
1 0% (0)
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