Everyone knows the story of the princess and the pea. But has anyone stopped to think about how the pea underneath the mattresses might have felt? No. So here, for the first time, straight from the pea, is the truth about this much-loved, oft-repeated fairytale.
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Mini Grey was given her name after being born in a Mini in a car park in Newport, Wales. She studied for an MA in Sequential Illustration at Brighton under the tutelage of John Vernon Lord. Mini also worked as a primary school teacher in Oxford, where she now lives. Her books include Egg Drop, The Pea and the Princess (shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal), Biscuit Bear (winner of the Nestle Children's Book Prize Gold Award), Traction Man is Here (winner of the Boston Horn Book Award and shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal), The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon (winner of the Nestle Children's Book Prize Bronze Award and winner of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal), and Traction Man meets Turbodog. Mini Grey is one of the Big Picture's ten Best New Illustrators.Review:
"This zany retelling with Pea as hero and narrator - plus a clever twist at the end - is also captivatingly illustrated . . . A fresh, original picture book" * The Bookseller * "This wittily inventive book gives the fairy-tale a whole new perspective . . . Mini Grey is a young author-illustrator of impressive originality" * Independent * "Grey's idiosyncratic illustrations provide lots of mileage to play spot the pea as they turn the pages" * Junior * "Beautifully illustrated by the author, this is an original take on an old story and one which will delight young minds" * South Wales Argus *
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Buchbeschreibung Red Fox, 01.04.2004., 2004. Buchzustand: Sehr gut. Auflage: UK ed.. 32 Seiten kleine Lagerspuren am Buch, Inhalt einwandfrei und ungelesen 102506 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 155 24,6 x 21,6 x 0,4 cm, Taschenbuch. Artikel-Nr. 178511