Princesses Are Not Quitters
Publication Date: April 1, 2003
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Bored just sitting around their garden over breakfast, three princesses decide to swap "jobs" with their servants. The housekeeper gives them a long list of chores to keep them busy for the day: sweeping, dusting, polishing, tending to the gardens, and many other tedious tasks. The next morning, when the princesses find themselves appreciating the fruits of their own labors they decide that a proclamation is in order: "Rest when you are tired. Eat when you are hungry..." and many other necessary and wonderful rules. Will life ever be the same again in this princessdom by the sea?
Kate Lum grew up in New England, headed to Canada for university, and never quite made it home again. She is now settled in a picturesque little theatre town near Toronto with her husband, an entrepreneur, and two children.
Sue Hellard is the illustrator of many wonderful books for children, including Baby Lemur and Christmas Carols for Cats. She lives in London.