Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox by Julia Donaldson
  

Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox

Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Lydia Monks

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Best-selling Julia Donaldson has created a new story for the popular Princess Mirror-Belle in this gorgeously glittery book. Ellen is covered in spots. She has chicken pox and is very itchy! She’s just about to scratch the nasty tickly spot on the end of her nose when Princess Mirror-Belle pops up. Princess Mirror-Belle has a magic cure for dragon pox. But what will Mum have to say about it!

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Synopsis

Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox by Julia Donaldson

Imagine Ellen's surprise when Princess Mirror-Belle climbs out of the bathroom mirror! She comes from a world where bubble fish swim in the bath, elves sleep in slippers, and brave knights fight fire-breathing dragons. And while Ellen has chicken pox, Mirror-Belle has dragon pox -- but she knows just the cure. The bath is soon overflowing with bubbles and goo ...but will it get rid of their spots?

Based on the original Princess Mirror-Belle stories for older readers, this is the seventh glittery adventure from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, the award-winning creators of What the Ladybird Heardand The Singing Mermaid.

Reviews

Praise for The Singing Mermaid:

'[A] tip-top adventurous ballad which will hold its readers captive.' - Guardian

'[...] a delightful rhyming adventure.' - Daily Mail

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include Room on the Broom, What the Ladybird Heard and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over seventy languages.

Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh.

Click here to read a Q & A with Julia.

Author photo © Alex Rumford

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Format

Paperback

Author

Julia Donaldson
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Author's Website

www.juliadonaldson.co.uk/

Publisher

Macmillan an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

26th February 2015

ISBN

9781447240204

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