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

3+ readers   5+ readers   
Download an extract Add to wishlist Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

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!


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.


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 prize-winning author of the world’s most-loved picture books including What the Ladybird Heard and The Gruffalo, the latter of which has sold over 14 million copies worldwide, been translated into 50 languages and been adapted into a popular animated film. She was the UK Children’s Laureate from 2011-2013 and was awarded an MBE in 2011 for services to Literature. Julia lives in West Sussex and Edinburgh.

Click here to read a Q & A with Julia.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info


32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


Julia Donaldson
More books by Julia Donaldson

Author's Website


Macmillan an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

26th February 2015




I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.

Harriet Cunningham

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

Lovereading 4 schools