Princess Poppy

Princess Poppy : The Play

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Poppy is putting on a play in her garden! But there's so much to do - she will need tickets and costumes and actors and a story. Her best friend Honey is taking part, and so are her cousins Daisy and Edward. Everyone in the village will be there for the performance, so Poppy wants to make sure everything is just perfect. But when Poppy starts ordering everyone around, the others name her Princess Bossy Boots, and won't help her any more. What should Poppy do to save the play? Join Poppy as she learns a valuable lesson, and listen along as well with a fab CD read by the perfectly princessy Tamzin Outwaite.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 236 x 236 x 4mm | 140.61g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Picture Corgi
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • chiefly col. Illustrations
  • 0552561444
  • 9780552561440
  • 323,192

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"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 "Full of little girl appeal!" Parents Newsshow 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

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