Author(s): Simon Rickerty (Illustrator); Mike Brownlow
A traditional counting rhyme with a sprinkling of fairy tale magic. Now in a chunky board book format, perfect for little hands to hold.
Ten little princesses going to the ball,
Trotting on their ponies, past the castle wall.
Are they looking forward to their very special day?
Ten little princesses all shout, "Yay!"
Ten little princesses set off on a journey to a magical fairy tale ball. But on the way to the ball there's a dark and spooky forest, and a wicked witch, and a big bad wolf, and a sneaky troll, and a hungry giant! Will any of the little princesses get to the ball on time?
Meet all your favourite fairy tale characters in this magical princess adventure: Little Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, Snow White and more! With lots of things to spot and count on every page, this bouncy rhyming story from the creators of the award-winning, bestselling Ten Little Pirates is perfect for sharing again and again.
A lovely counting book, with a sprinkling of fairy magic * Carousel * Catchy and captivating * The School Run * You won't be able to read princessess' stories in the same way again * londonmumsmagazine.com * Traditional countring rhyme with a fairytale twist. * Bookseller * Infectious... a real delight... children will love to spot the references to well-loved fairy tales. * Parents in Touch * Enchanting rhyming and counting book... youngsters will love seeing all their favourite fairy tale characters. * Aldershot News & Mail * Action-packed, bouncy, rhyming romp... rendered in dazzling colours by Rickerty. Brilliant fun. * Red Reading Hub * This book is sure to be a hit, with its bouncy rhyme, bright pictures and flawless presentation. * * * * * * Bookbag *
Mike Brownlow (Author) Mike Brownlow is the creator of many books for children. He wrote and illustrated the picture book Little Robots, which was turned into a major animated TV show for CBeebies and aired in over 70 countries worldwide. His other books include Mickey Moonbeam, Dog Did It! and The Big White Book. Mike lives in Somerset and has three grown-up daughters.
Simon Rickerty (Illustrator) Simon Rickerty graduated from The Royal College of Art in 2006 with a master's degree in Communication Art and Design. His first picture book, Peas, written by Andy Cullen, was published in 2009 and shortlisted for the Booktrust Early Years Award. Simon has gone on to illustrate many more highly acclaimed books for children, including Ten Little Pirates, winner of the Nottingham Children's Book Prize, and Monkey Nut, winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. He lives in Somerset.