For children beginning to read independently, this is an exciting adventure and the fact that they may already know the main character from picture books may encourage them to choose this.
if you loved these when younger you'll also enjoy this great next step to longer fiction.
Always a pleasure to dive into the world of Babette Cole's Princess Smartypants
It is packed full of humour and wit and was a real joy to read.
A new generation of readers will appreciate her feisty and unconventional heroine, who popularised the 'twisted' fairytale so widely read and appreciated today
Featuring plenty of hilarious black and white illustrations, this will appeal to fans of the Princess' picture books who are ready for more complex plot
A girl-power must-read!
Lovely line drawings embellish the pages and combine with the short chapters to make the book a great way to encourage readers who love her picture books to move on to full-length fiction