The Princess and the Peas by Sarah Warburton

The Princess and the Peas

Written by Sarah Warburton
Illustrated by Sarah Warburton
Part of the Princess Series Series

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A brilliantly fresh take with the traditional tale of the Princess and the Pea at its heart, this will entertain girls everywhere – and their fathers! Dad tries everything to disguise the peas he cooks but even the faintest hint of one makes his daughter sick. Is there a cure? The doctor is convinced that Lily Rose May must be a princess. Living in the palace will be the only cure. Lily is up for the change but, little does she know that the life of a princess is not as much fun as it looks. And, what will she do when she has to eat…. cabbage? The message may put them young readers off being a princess - and cure fussy eaters everywhere.


The Princess and the Peas by Sarah Warburton

Lily-Rose May will not eat her peas. Even when her father turns them into the most fabulous smoothies, shakes or cupcakes, Lily can always tell they are there and turns her little nose up at them. Luckily, the doctor knows exactly what to do. He diagnoses an incurable case of Princess-itus and sends Lily to live at the palace. Unfortunately for Lily-Rose May, the perfect food for a princess is . . . well . . . that would be telling!

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About the Author

Caryl Hart (Author) Caryl is a full time children's writer, who also runs creative workshops with local schools. Her first picture book, Don't Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate! won two regional awards, and is shortlisted for a third. She lives in the Peak District with her guitar-playing husband, two cheeky daughters, one extremely fluffy black cat, a goldfish, four hens and a dog called Roo. As well as writing, Caryl loves walking in the hills, swimming, snuggling, baking, weeding, running, sleeping, chatting, and sitting in cafes. Sarah Warburton (Illustrator) Sarah grew up in Anglesey, North Wales. She studied illustration at the University of the West of England, in Bristol, and hasn't looked back since. Sarah has created many books, working for a large variety of publishers, including illustrating the Rumblewick series, which has sold worldwide and is under movie option with DreamWorks. Sarah lives in Bristol with her husband, two children and a grumpy guinea pig.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


Sarah Warburton
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Nosy Crow Ltd

Publication date

7th February 2013




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