Gerry knows deep down inside that she is a fairy princess-even if her family and friends say she isn't. She has many royal responsibilities to attend to such as building small houses for her fellow fairies and saving frogs, because you never know when one might be a prince! See how Geraldine makes things sparkle as a fairy princess, even with her scabby knees, dirty fingernails and sneakers!
While her friends and family may not believe in fairies, Geraldine knows, deep down, that she is a VERY fairy princess. From morning to night, Gerry does everything that fairy princesses do: she dresses in her royal attire, practices her flying skills, and she is always on the lookout for problems to solve. But it isn't all twirls and tiaras - as every fairy princess knows, dirty fingernails and scabby knees are just the price you pay for a perfect day!
This new picture book addition to the Julie Andrews Collection features the joyful illustrations of Christine Davenier, and is sure to inspire that sparkly feeling within the hearts of readers young and old.
Julie Andrews is one of the most recognized figures in the world of entertainment, best known for her performances in The Sound of Music
, Mary Poppins
, and more recently, The Princess Diaries
. Julie is the author of many beloved children's books, including Mandy
, and The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles
. Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies
debuted at #3 on the New York Times
and her memoir, Home
, was #1.
Emma Walton Hamilton is a bestselling children's book author, editor, arts educator, and theater professional. Together with her mother, Julie Andrews, she has coauthored sixteen books for young readers including the Dumpy the Dump Truck
series, Simeon's Gift
and The Great American Mousical
. Her most recent book, for parents, educators, and caregivers, is Raising Bookworms: Getting Kids Reading for Pleasure and Empowerment
The authors invite you to visit them online at www.julieandrewscollection.com
Christine Davenier has illustrated many picture books including The First Thing My Mama Told Me
by Susan Marie Swanson, for which she received a New York Times Book Review
Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year Award. She lives in Paris, France.
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