Princess Smartypants Breaks the Rules! by Babette Cole


Princess Smartypants Breaks the Rules! by Babette Cole

When the Queen packs off Princess Smartypants to finishing school, it seems that our favourite royal might become a perfect princess after all ...huh, no chance! Instead, Princess Smartypants makes her own school rules and teaches those other do-goody princesses just exactly how to have fun.

About the Author

Babette Cole

Babette Cole is the award-winning author/illustrator behind such children’s classics as Princess Smartypants and Doctor Dog. Her zany, lively artwork is instantly recognisable and she is a household name in the world of picture books.

"Hello, My name is Babette Cole and I write and illustrate children's picture books.

I got fed up with school so I left and went to Art School at Canterbury in England. I left there in 1973 with a first class honours degree.

Then, since I had some work published by the BBC. I could go to other publishers with my own books and finally got one published in 1976.

I have lived in different parts of the world like Africa and the West Indies. At present I live in Dorset in England..

I have a stud farm in England and I breed Show Hunters which I ride myself. I have been riding show ponies and horses since I was seven years old. I do a lot of side saddle riding - My little horse, Hot Tip, (Scrappit) and I have been the National Champions for the past three years."

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

6th August 2009



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