Julia Donaldson is the UK's most successful picture book author, whose titles include the acknowledged modern classic, The Gruffalo, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Julia is also the author of the young fiction series, Princess Mirror-Belle, illustrated by Lydia Monks, and is much in demand for her brilliant events for children at schools, libraries and literary festivals. Lydia Monks is one of the most original picture book artists working today. Her distinctive use of colour and collage has won her awards including the Smarties Prize.
Bright, bold and fun. * Publishing News * Sunny glittery story . . . clear characterful pictures and jolly verse for reading out loud * Independent * The verse sparkles as much as the pictures * Independent on Sunday *