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The Very Fairy Princess: A Fairy Merry Christmas

By Julie Andrews, Emma Walton Hamilton (Trade Paperback, 2012)
It's almost Christmas, and for Geraldine that means it's time for snowflakes, presents, and decorations galore. When her mom suggests that their family exchange homemade gifts this year, Gerry gets to work in her Very Fairy Princess Workshop crafting perfect presents that will show everyone how much she thinks they sparkle. With full-color illustrations throughout, this leveled reader is perfect for Very Fairy Princess fans who are ready to take the next step beyond picture books.

  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Trade Paperback

    • Price: $4.99 US/$5.50 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316219624

    • On Sale Date: 10/16/2012

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: LB Kids

    Formats Available: Trade Paperback, Electronic Book

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It's almost Christmas, and for Geraldine that means it's time for snowflakes, presents, and decorations galore. When her mom suggests that their family exchange homemade gifts this year, Gerry gets to work in her Very Fairy Princess Workshop crafting perfect presents that will show everyone how much she thinks they sparkle. With full-color illustrations throughout, this leveled reader is perfect for Very Fairy Princess fans who are ready to take the next step beyond picture books.

Julie Andrews is one of the most recognized figures in the world of entertainment, best known for her performances in The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, and The Princess Diaries. Julie has been a celebrated children's book author for thirty years, and her works include Mandy, The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles, and the Little Bo series. Her memoir, Home, was #1 on the New York Times bestseller list.

Emma Walton Hamilton is a bestselling children's book author, editor, arts educator, and theater professional, and author of Raising Bookworms: Getting Kids Reading for Pleasure and Empowerment. Together with her mother, Julie Andrews, she has coauthored many books for young readers, including the New York Times bestselling Very Fairy Princess series, the Dumpy the Dump Truck series, Simeon's Gift, The Great American Mousical, and the New York Times bestselling Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies, a book for families to treasure and share.

Christine Davenier has illustrated many picture books, including Miss Lina's Ballerinas and The First Thing My Mama Told Me, which was a New York Times Best Illustrated Book. She lives in Paris, France.
  • Praise for The Very Fairy Princess:

    A New York Times bestseller

    "[Geraldine] lets kids know it's not necessary to be prim and proper to be a 'real' princess; princesses who just want to have fun will find plenty of that here." - Booklist

    "The mother-daughter team successfully demonstrates an understanding of that magical stage of childhood in which determination, desire and dreams can transform reality." - Kirkus

    "Geraldine radiates noblesse oblige, heedless energy, and a sense of destiny-she's Eloise crossed with Hillary Clinton." - PW

    Praise for Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies:
    A New York Times Bestseller 

    "This is a warmly sentimental collection, leavened with humor and poignancy, ...educators and librarians will also embrace it for its sincere advocacy of reading aloud." - SLJ

    "Julie Andrews and her daughter's selection of material for children... is bound to become a favorite." - PW

  • Illustrator Praise :

    For Miss Lina's Ballerinas:
    "Capturing the girls' grace and joy as they dance through each day, Davenier's free-spirited drawings and color washes add a sense of music as well as movement to the scenes." - Booklist

    For
    The First Thing My Momma Told Me:
    "In a breezy style... pencil, ink, and pastel illustrations capture the moments, the childlike simplicity, the exuberance, and the warm family ties." - Kirkus

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The Very Fairy Princess: A Fairy Merry Christmas
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $4.99 US/$5.50 CAN
  • Pages: 32
  • Physical Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316219624
  • On Sale Date: 10/16/2012
The Very Fairy Princess: A Fairy Merry Christmas