Author(s): Julia Donaldson
From Julia Donaldson, the bestselling author of The Gruffalo, comes Princess Mirror-Belle and the Magic Shoes, the exciting adventures of a princess with a difference. Full of black-and-white illustrations by Lydia Monks, Princess Mirror-Belle and the Magic Shoes is perfect for fans of this bestselling picture-book team who are beginning to read on their own. Ellen gets a big shock when her double appears out of the bathroom mirror. But Mirror-Belle is a double with a difference! She is a princess, and a very mischievous one at that. Join magically mischievous Mirror-Belle as she comes popping out of Ellen's mirror to sweep her into a variety of hilarious escapades - from going to ballet class to staying at Ellen's grandparents' house. You can always guarantee that wherever Mirror-Belle goes, trouble will follow. Beautifully illustrated by Lydia Monks - Princess Mirror-Belle and the Magic Shoes is perfect for newly independent readers.
A collection of funny and exciting Princess Mirror-Belle adventures by Julia Donaldson
Julia Donaldson is the prize-winning author of the world's best-loved children's books, and was the 2011-2013 Children's Laureate. Her picture books include the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 5 million copies worldwide, and What the Ladybird Heard. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle series illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs - and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West Sussex and Edinburgh. Lydia Monks studied Illustration at Kingston University, graduating in 1994 with a first-class degree. She is a former winner of the Smarties Bronze Award for I Wish I Were a Dog and illustrated What the Ladybird Heard and Sharing a Shell by Julia Donaldson. Her illustrations have been widely admired.