Best Friends! by Wendy Finney
  

Best Friends!

Written by Wendy Finney
Illustrated by Tony Ross
Part of the The Not So Little Princess Series

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A whole new direction for Tony Ross's bestselling Little Princess. Princess Rosie makes an unexpected new friend - but what mischief will they get up to?

Reader Reviews

Some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were lucky enough to read and review What's My Name? another in the Not So Little Princess series. You can read their full reviews by clicking here.

  • Iulia, age 9 - 'I've always liked the Little Princess: this book was perfectly fitting. This has become one of my favourite books.'
  • Rida Ali, age 10 - 'This funny story has really funny but brilliant pictures that make you laugh out loud. I would recommend this book to ages 5-9 because it is a funny but interesting book that will make you chuckle at every page.'
  • Robyn and Sabrina Chorley, age 8 & 5 - 'A lovely fun colourful book enjoyed by both my girls aged 5 and 8.'    
  • Tanya Thurling, Mum - 'These early colour readers are fab for when your child wants to progress to bigger books with a bit more depth, but haven't yet got the concentration for an older book...a great addition to any little ones growing book collections.'

Synopsis

Best Friends! by Wendy Finney

The Not-So-Little Princess Rosie is growing up! Being a princess, she is always having to entertain new friends and she never likes them. But when Ollie, with his strange old-fashioned way of speaking, turns up at the palace one day, Rosie realises she's never met anyone quite like him before. It's not long before they get up to mischief...

A multi award-winning TV series based on the books is currently airing on Milkshake daily and has sold to over 100 territories worldwide.

Reviews

'Specifically designed for confident readers who feel ready to tackle chapter books…The Not So Little Princess is still a little bit naughty' Guardian

'Delightful. C olour illustrations are bright and wonderfully expressive and the story as humorous as ever' Carousel

'Perfect for newly confident readers' - The Bookseller

'Children who have grown up alongside the Little Princess will be delighted to read more about her as she grows up with them.' - The Scotsman

'Thoroughly entertaining books that will nurture a love of reading.' - Creative Steps

About the Author

Wendy Finney

Wendy Finney was born and educated in London. She left school at seventeen to join in with the 'swinging sixties' and got her first job with the publisher Victor Gollancz. She then worked for a construction company where she taught herself to draw house plans, eventually setting up her own building design and planning business. She has three grown-up children and lives in Wales.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Wendy Finney
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Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

27th July 2017

ISBN

9781783445110

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Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

Publisher's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk


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