Princess Poppy Playground Princess by Janey Louise Jones
  

Synopsis

Princess Poppy Playground Princess by Janey Louise Jones

Poppy and Honey play together every break time until the day when Poppy decides to join the Blossom Tree Club. She simply can't wait to be one of the gang but Honey is not so keen, she is perfectly happy playing fairy princesses with Poppy. Things soon go wrong when the club members start picking on Honey and when they not only break the blossom tree but smash the school green house during Poppy's induction into the club. Find out what happens to the bullies - and whether Poppy will be brave enough to stand up for her best friend - in this delightful story, with a story CD read by Tamsin Grieg.

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With soft pink pictures and a secret letter for the reader, these suit dainty little ladies down to the ground. The simple language and easy pace make them a good first read Junior A lovely series of picture books ... based on reality rather than a fantasy kingdom which make her much easier to relate to. The adorable illustrations, coupled with innocent stories, makes these books ideal for reading aloud ... Sure to become real favourites South Wales Argus Full of little girl appeal! Parents news At a time when small girls are being bombarded with lip-gloss and designer gear, these books are full of childish delight -- Mary Arrigan Irish Examiner

About the Author

Janey Louise Jones

Janey Jones is a full-time writer and mother of three. She was born in Edinburgh but grew up by the seaside just outside the city.
She read English at Edinburgh University specializing in the Victorian novel.
Following this she became a teacher - a career that she absolutely adored - and then, with her husband, set up The Jelly Club, which has become an extremely successful chain of children's activity centres in Scotland.
Her childhood dream of writing about her alter ego, Princess Poppy, was realised through self-publishing in 2005. The hugely popular Princess Poppy series has sold over three million copies to date and has been translated into several languages.

Janey lives by the sea with her sons, husband and Buddy the golden labrador. She loves beaches and shells, fairies, crafts, Victorian novels and cinema trips with her family.

A quick fire quiz with Janey:

Favourite character in your book? Rose – she’s gentle

As an author/illustrator whom would you like to be compared to? As an author, Shirley Hughes or Mairi Hedderwick

Favourite character from a book? Anne of Greengables

Favourite place/setting to read a book? Shaded corner of a scented garden

Favourite colour? pink

Favourite animal? dog

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Janey Louise Jones
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Author's Website

www.princesspoppy.com/

Publisher

Picture Corgi an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

3rd March 2011

ISBN

9780552561471


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