Princess Eliza must find a way to outwit the wicked wizard and escape from him in time for her birthday tea in this magical rhyming story, with a redesigned cover and glitter on every page.
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.
A sparkly princess and an equally sparkly, though somewhat darker,
wizard battle it out across some glorious colour spreads . . . an
exceptionally pleasing replay of a familiar story. * Guardian *
a winner . . . colourful, and funny, with a cosy ending * Bookseller *