The Very Fairy Princess (Hardcover)

Attitude of Gratitude

By Julie Andrews, Emma Walton Hamilton, Christine Davenier (Illustrator)

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316265881, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 27, 2016

List Price: 17.99*
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Description

From the beloved mother-daughter team of Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton comes another delightful story in the #1 New York Times bestselling Very Fairy Princess series, perfect for Thanksgiving sharing!

It's Gratitude Day at school! Gerry is ready to be grateful and kind all day long. She's excited to give her best compliments, she's donated a beautiful painting to her class's art gallery, and she even has the perfect jar contribution ready for the food drive. But when disaster strikes, it's tough to stay grateful--even on Gratitude Day! Can Gerry prove that a fairy princess always has the right attitude of gratitude?


About the Author

Julie Andrews is one of the most recognized figures in the world of entertainment, best known for her performances in The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, and The Princess Diaries. Julie has been a celebrated children's book author for thirty years, and her works include Mandy, The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles, and the Little Bo series. Her memoir, Home, was a #1 New York Times bestseller.

Emma Walton Hamilton is a bestselling children's book author, editor, arts educator, and theater professional, and author of Raising Bookworms: Getting Kids Reading for Pleasure and Empowerment. Together with her mother, Julie Andrews, she has coauthored many books for young readers, including the #1 New York Times bestselling Very Fairy Princess series; the Dumpy the Dump Truck series; Simeon's Gift; The Great American Mousical; and Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies, and Julie Andrews' Treasury for All Seasons, two books for families to treasure and share.

Christine Davenier has illustrated many picture books, including all of the books in the Very Fairy Princess series, Miss Lina's Ballerinas, and The First Thing My Mama Told Me, which was a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book. She lives in Paris, France.


Praise For The Very Fairy Princess: Attitude of Gratitude

Praise for The Very Fairy Princess: Attitude of Gratitude:
"Readers will have no trouble coming up with ways to incorporate a bit of gratitude into their lives, and Gerry's breezily confident narration and Davenier's airy artwork are as appealing as ever."
Publishers Weekly


"Exudes optimism and cheerfulness...a touch of sass adds humor to the gentle story."
The Washington Post


Praise for The Very Fairy Princess series:

"Davenier's lithe illustrations infuse the story with warmth and quiet emotion; Andrews's and Hamilton's heroine continues to charm."
Publishers Weekly

"Three cheers for this princess whose magic comes from her confidence and determination rather than gauzy wings or shiny baubles."
Kirkus

"[Geraldine] lets kids know it's not necessary to be prim and proper to be a 'real' princess; princesses who just want to have fun will find plenty of that here."
Booklist

"The mother-daughter team successfully demonstrates an understanding of that magical stage of childhood in which determination, desire and dreams can transform reality."
Kirkus

"Andrews, Hamilton, and Davenier combine talents to produce a charming tale full of girl power that readers can applaud."—Kirkus