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This entertaining and enormously funny story tells how a modern day Cinderella may find her Prince Charming. When the Royal Palace holds a competition to find a perfect princess, farm girl Molly seizes her chance. Luckily, she has long blonde hear and has managed to get hold of some suitable clothes but will she pass all the tests of a princess? Can she detect the pea under the mattress? And how will she manage the spinning wheel? Molly is a resourceful girl and does find her way through to the final moment of selection. But does she really want Prince Charming anyway? Molly’s predicament is fun as well as raising important issues about the value of fame and wealth.
Molly the farm girl has always dreamed of being a princess, wearing gorgeous clothes and having a Princely husband. So when the Royal Palace holds a competition to find a perfect princess, Molly enters it and wins. But is Prince Percival really the man of her dreams? Or is it blue-eyed Stan the blacksmith she's left behind at the farm?
|Publication date:||1st May 2008|
|Publisher:||Andersen Press Ltd|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers, 7+ readers|
Rebecca Lisle was born in Leeds to two artists. Having studied Botany at Newcastle University she then completed a PGCE at Oxford. Rebecca lived in France, Manhattan, and England before becoming a 'proper' writer. Awarded a distinction for her MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa, Rebecca is now married with three almost grown-up sons, who are the inspiration for many stories. When she is not writing Rebecca paints peculiar pictures of dogs.More About Rebecca Lisle