Kite Princess by Juliet Clare Bell


Kite Princess by Juliet Clare Bell

Princess Cinnamon Stitch is a tomboy who has no interest in courtly life. To her parents' dismay, she cartwheels through puddles and dances with flea-ridden cats. Discover how she succeeds in teaching the king and queen that there are more important things in life than decorum and show. Laura-Kate Chapman's eye - popping artwork makes this fun, rhyming text soar. Comes with storytime CD featuring narration of text by much-loved actress Imelda Staunton. about this title: Encourages children to express themselves in their own way, and reminds parents of the benefits of individuality. Features easy-to-remember rhyming couplets that build memory skills. Includes a kite-making activity at the end of the story.

About the Author

about the author: Juliet Clare Bell wrote The Kite Princess while bringing up her young family, working in twenty-minute sessions on park benches or at the swimming pool. Before becoming a mother she worked in research as a developmental psychologist. She now coordinates the central west region of the Society of Childrens' Book Writers and Illustrators and runs critique groups. She lives in Birmingham with her husband and three children. This is her first project with Barefoot Books. This is her first project with Barefoot Books. about the artist: Laura-Kate Chapman enjoys creating unusual and convincing characters by weaving intricate and eccentric patterns into her work. Her art is predominantly hand drawn and painted, using a variety of media. The Kite Princess is her first book. about the narrator: Imelda Staunton is an English actress best known for her roles in the Harry Potter film series (in which she played Professor Umbridge), the TV comedy Up the Garden Path, and the film Vera Drake. As the title character in Vera Drake, Imelda garnered BAFTA and Venice Film Festival awards for best actress in a leading role, and an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. She has also narrated The Kite Princess for Barefoot Books.

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Mixed media product
Contains Hardback and CD-Audio (Audiobook)
32 pages


Juliet Clare Bell
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Publication date

15th August 2012



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