By Babette Cole
(Puffin, Paperback, 9780698115552, 32pp.)
Publication Date: April 14, 1997
Categories: Fairy Tales & Folklore - General
Princess Smartypants enjoys being an independent Ms. and has no intention of getting married. When family pressure mounts, she agrees to look for a mate but sets the candidates tasks that are impossible. But then Prince Swashbuckle shows up....
"Truly comical watercolors in softly glowing colors complement this fairy tale parody perfectly....A refreshing alternative."
--School Library Journal
Babette Cole is the zany, inspired pen and brush behind a number of wildly popular and successful children's books. In a review of The BAD Good Manners Book (Dial), Publishers Weekly hailed her as "a connoisseur of the ridiculous." Ms. Cole lives in Lincolnshire, England.