The Tough Princess by Martin Waddell


The Tough Princess by Martin Waddell

An unconventional, empowering story about a very unusual fairy-tale princess! Princess Rosamund is no fairy-tale princess. The King and Queen want her to marry a rich and handsome prince; she'd much rather be off bashing bad fairies, slaying dragons and sorting out hundred-headed things. So that's what she does! But will it all end happily ever after? Follow the adventures of the tough princess and see!

About the Author

Martin Waddell

As a child

I've been blown up, buried alive and had cancer as an adult, and survived all these experiences, so I'm a very lucky man. I live where I lived as a child, and nearly all my stories come from things that have happened to me here, at the foot of the Mountain of Mourne.

As an artist
I work in an old stone barn beside my home, and dream my stories in the garden and on long walks on the beach in front of my house. I never write anywhere else. This is where I belong.

Things you didn't know about Martin Waddell

I can wiggle my ears. I am a very noisy tennis player. I had a cat that could open doors. My dog hears my stories before I write them. I scored a hat trick on my debut in adult football, but wound up as a goalkeeper. I used to run a junk stall. I like bringing up egg-shaped stones from the beach to my garden. I like apple tarts. I hate onions. I’m a happy man

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32 pages
Interest Age: 4+


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Publication date

7th October 2002



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