What's My Name?

Written by Wendy Finney

Illustrated by Tony Ross

Part of the The Not So Little Princess Series

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LoveReading View on What's My Name?

April 2017 Book of the Month  |  The Little Princess, star of Tony Ross’s much loved series, is growing up and she’s just as much of a character as she ever was. Now that she’s not so little her family and the court will have to start calling her by her real name – the problem is it’s so awful that no-one dare tell her what it is. But this little girl knows just how to sort things out to her own satisfaction and works out a happy solution. By any name the Little Princess will fascinate readers as she stomps and shouts her way around her castle and Tony Ross continues to revel in her shockingly bad behaviour, his colour illustrations fizzing with her energy. ~ Andrea Reece

 

What's My Name? Synopsis

The King and Queen realise they need to call the Little Princess by her real name now that she's actually not so little any more. But there's trouble ...the Princess's real name is so awful that nobody can pluck up the courage to tell her what it is! The Princess is determined to find out her true name. But what will happen when she does...?

A multi award-winning TV series based on the books is currently airing on Milkshake daily and has sold to over 100 territories worldwide.

What's My Name? Reader Reviews

In addition to our Lovereading4kids expert opinion some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can read their full reviews by clicking here.

  • Iulia, age 9 - 'I've always liked the Little Princess: this book was perfectly fitting. This has become one of my favourite books.'
  • Rida Ali, age 10 - 'This funny story has really funny but brilliant pictures that make you laugh out loud. I would recommend this book to ages 5-9 because it is a funny but interesting book that will make you chuckle at every page.'
  • Robyn and Sabrina Chorley, age 8 & 5 - 'A lovely fun colourful book enjoyed by both my girls aged 5 and 8.'    
  • Tanya Thurling, Mum - 'These early colour readers are fab for when your child wants to progress to bigger books with a bit more depth, but haven't yet got the concentration for an older book...a great addition to any little ones growing book collections.'

What's My Name? Press Reviews

'Specifically designed for confident readers who feel ready to tackle chapter books... The Not So Little Princess is still a little bit naughty' -- Katie Clapham Guardian

'Delightful. Colour illustrations are bright and wonderfully expressive and the story as humorous as ever' Carousel 

'Illustrations are excellent and the words provided cleverly draw on the earlier series.'  - BFK

'Young readers who are striving for independence will be delighted to find a book that they can read for themselves - especially one featuring a favourite character.' - School Library Journal

'Though The Little Princess has lost her teddy, she has lost none of her zest.' - Bedfordshire Families

'Very enjoyable' - The School Librarian

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ISBN: 9781783445097
Publication date: 06/04/2017
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783445097
Publication date: 6th April 2017
Author: Wendy Finney
Illustrator: Tony Ross
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 64 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers
Genres: General Fiction
Other Categories: Reviewed by Children

About Wendy Finney

Wendy Finney was born and educated in London. She left school at seventeen to join in with the 'swinging sixties' and got her first job with the publisher Victor Gollancz. She then worked for a construction company where she taught herself to draw house plans, eventually setting up her own building design and planning business. She has three grown-up children and lives in Wales.

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