Christmas with Princess Mirror-Belle by Julia Donaldson
  

Christmas with Princess Mirror-Belle

Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Lydia Monks
Part of the Princess Mirror-Belle Series

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Perfect for newly confident readers, these three entertaining stories about the magical Princess Mirror-Belle and her friend Ellen capture all the different kinds of excitement that happen around Christmas. When Mirror-Belle pops out of the mirror Ellen knows something very special is going to happen. Mirror-Belle is always keen on adventure. Soon she and Ellen are staring in a ballet show, joining in a fancy dress party and even trying to catch Father Christmas. Lydia Monks’s illustrations capture all the festive cheer. ~ Julia Eccleshare

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Christmas with Princess Mirror-Belle by Julia Donaldson

Beautifully illustrated by Lydia Monks, Christmas with Princess Mirror-Belle features two festive stories from Julia Donaldson, as well as some festive things to make and do. Ellen gets a big shock when her reflection climbs out of a mirror. But Mirror-Belle is a double with a difference! She is a princess, and a very mischievous one at that. Join Mirror-Belle as she sweeps Ellen into hilarious Christmassy escapades - from joining in with the Christmas ballet show to attending Ellen's friend's fancy-dress party and trying to catch Father Christmas! You can always guarantee that wherever Mirror-Belle goes, trouble will follow.

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, including modern classics The Gruffaloand The Gruffalo's Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard adventures. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle books illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs – and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. She was Children’s Laureate 2011-13 and has been honoured with an MBE for Services to Literature. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West Sussex and Edinburgh.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
112 pages

Author

Julia Donaldson
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Author's Website

www.juliadonaldson.co.uk/

Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

19th October 2017

ISBN

9781509838929

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