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The Princess and the Christmas Rescue

The Princess and the Christmas Rescue

Author Caryl Hart
Illustrator Sarah Warburton
Series Princess series
Age

2-5

Pages

32

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Princess Eliza is brilliant at making toys and gadgets, but her mum wants her to start making friends instead. In Santa’s workshop, the elves are worried – with Santa ill, how will they ever get everything ready for Christmas? Luckily, Eliza arrives with her inventing skills to save the day, and make some unexpected friends along the way.

A festive fourth title in the successful Princess series that encourages girls to celebrate their skills, no matter how un-princessy.

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What the Critics Said

“This is a joyful story with sly allusions to other fairy tales, and the illustrations bring to life a Nordic winter.”

– The Scotsman

“Warburton includes plenty of fun, offhand details in her scruffy cartoons (a guitar rests beside the fireplace in Santa’s cozy den, and he sports a purple sweater under his red coat). Hart delivers a welcome twist on a “saving Christmas” story that slyly references familiar fairy tales while placing a tech-savvy princess at its center.”

Publishers Weekly

“Fans of Princess and the Pea stories will enjoy this rhyming, heroic tale of a girl who uses her wits to solve problems. Warburton’s peppy, busy, whimsical, and often pink-toned illustrations should have no trouble winning over kids. A great choice for read- alouds, too.”

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“We loved this book. I had not read anything from the series before so was pleasantly surprised to discover that the Princess is brainy and bright and comes to the rescue through her fantastic inventions. The creative and brave princess is a great role model for little girls. We loved the illustrations and my daughter loves to look at the pages spotting new things.  It’s the kind of book she will fondly remember when she is an adult I think. There is also a lovely message about kindness in the book.  Top marks from us! Will definitely be buying more in the series.”

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Danish, French, Russian, US English, Korean

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