Princess Grace

Princess Grace Cover

Princess Grace

By Mary Hoffman; Cornelius Van Wright (Illustrator); Ying-Hwa Hu (Illustrator)

Dial Books, Hardcover, 9780803732605, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 10, 2008

This year two girls will be selected as princesses in the town parade, and Grace can't wait to be one of them. It's the perfect opportunity to dress up?but how, exactly, should a princess costume look? Grace asks her teacher for help, and soon the whole class is learning that there's more to princesses than pink dresses and frills. From Kenya to China and from warriors to spies, princesses are a multicultural and multitalented bunch, and there are just as many kinds of happily ever afters?both for the royals and for Grace's community and its princess parade.

Mary Hoffman's picture books featuring this intrepid heroine have earned major critical acclaim; amongst other awards, "Amazing Grace" was a iReading Rainbow selection and a "Booklist Editors? Choice. Grace's latest adventure is sure to delight her established fans?and win the hearts of many more

About the Author
Mary Hoffman is the author of many books for children, including the internationally bestselling Stravaganza series. She lives in Oxfordshire, England.

Cornelius Van Wright has illustrated dozens of books for children, many in collaboration with his wife, illustrator Ying-Hwa Hu. He lives in New York City.

Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu have illustrated many distinguished picture books, including Jewels, by Belinda Rochelle (Dutton), which was selected as a Notable Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies. The couple lives in New York City with their daughter and son.