The beloved heroine of Amazing Grace is back in her first new picture book in more than a decade. Grace hopes to be selected as a princess in the town parade and asks her teacher for help in dressing the part.
Mary Hoffman has written more than 70 books for children, and her powers of observation bring vitality and humour to all her stories and retellings. Her previous titles for Dorling Kindersley include "Henry's Baby" and "A First Bible Story Book." Her best-known picture books are "Amazing Grace," "Three Wise Women," and "An Angel Just Like Me." Mary lives in Oxfordshire with her husband and they have three daughters. The girls were brought up on myths and legends, of which Mary and her husband have an extensive collection.