The Very Fairy Princess (Hardcover)

A Spooky, Sparkly Halloween

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

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316283045, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 21, 2015

Other Editions of This Title:
Prebound (7/26/2016)
Paperback (7/26/2016)

List Price: 18.00*
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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 Timesbestseller.

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: A Spooky, Sparkly Halloween

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

"Geraldine radiates noblesse oblige, heedless energy, and a sense of destiny-she's Eloise crossed with Hillary Clinton." - PW

"Readers will cheer this princess's gumption and almost unfailing optimism... Kids are sure to applaud this encore performance." - Kirkus, starred review