Hamster Princess: Of Mice and Magic by Ursula Vernon


Hamster Princess: Of Mice and Magic by Ursula Vernon

Princess Harriet Hamsterbone is bored. Since the local monsters have all retired, Harriet has had a lot of time on her paws. So when a fairy tells Harriet about twelve mice princesses who are cursed to dance all night long, she happily accepts the quest. Armed with a poncho of invisibility, her trusty battle quail, and some surprise help from her pal Prince Wilbur, Harriet sets off. But when she arrives at the Mouse Kingdom, she discovers there's more to the curse than meets the eye, and trying to help is dangerous business...even for a kick-butt princess.


Praise for Hamster Princess: Of Mice and Magic: * Maintaining a keen balance between silly and sly, this sequel will have readers snickering.

School Library Journal, starred review Spunky Harriet is just as wonderful as she wasin her debut...Fans of twisted feminist fairy tales will be delighted, and Harriet s existing followers won t bedisappointed with this second installment. Bring on book three!

Praise for Hamster Princess: Harriet The Invincible A 2015 Texas Bluebonnet nomineeA Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2015A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2015A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2015An ALA Notable Children's Book of 2016 * A joy to read, and we can only hope that Harriet long may she reign will return in later installments.

starred review * Move over, Babymouse, there s a new rodent in town!...Vernon has created a spunky heroine readers will cheer for and who will leave them eagerly searching for the happily ever after in the next installment.

starred review * Harriet is her own hamster, but she takes her place proudly alongside both Danny Dragonbreath and Babymouse. Creatively fresh and feminist, with laughs on every single page.

Publishers Weekly, starred review

About the Author

Ursula Vernon is a full-time author and illustrator whose work has won a Hugo Award and been nominated for an Eisner. She loves birding, gardening, and spunky heroines, and thinks she would make a terrible princess. Ursula lives with her husband in Pittsboro, North Carolina.

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240 pages


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Publication date

29th March 2016



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