The Very Fairy Princess Sparkles in the Snow

The Very Fairy Princess Sparkles in the Snow

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Overview

The Winter Wonderland Festival is just around the corner, and Gerry knows this is her moment to SHINE. She's the most enthusiastic singer around, so she's certain her music teacher will choose her to perform the solo. She takes every opportunity to show him her VERY best voice-during rehearsal, during lunchtime, and even during recess. When a professional singer is given the solo instead, Gerry is crushed...but as the snow begins to fall, she finds a way to get her SPARKLE back!
The mother-daughter team of Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton adds a sparkly seasonal story to their #1 New York Times bestselling series.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316401005
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 10/15/2013
Series: Very Fairy Princess Series
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 963,370
File size: 12 MB
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Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

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 The Princess Diaries. Julie has been a celebrated children's book author for over thirty years, and her works include Mandy, The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles, and the Little Bo series. Her memoir, Home, was #1 on the New York Times bestseller list.

Emma Walton Hamilton is a bestselling children's book author, editor, arts educator, and theater professional, and author of Raising Bookworms: Getting Kids Reading for Pleasure and Empowerment. Together with her mother, Julie Andrews, she has coauthored many books for young readers, including the New York Times bestselling Very Fairy Princess series, the Dumpy the Dump Truck series, Simeon's Gift, The Great American Mousical, and the New York Times bestselling Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies, a book for families to treasure and share.

Christine Davenier has illustrated many picture books, including Miss Lina's Ballerinas and The First Thing My Mama Told Me, which was a New York Times Best Illustrated Book. She lives in Paris, France.

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The Very Fairy Princess Sparkles in the Snow 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Darkmane13 More than 1 year ago
Love Gerry's response to forgetting her dress shoes.
mauihonupat More than 1 year ago
I bought it for my 2 grand daughters 6 yrs and 3 yrs, they love it and ask Mommy to read it to them at night.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Karen Pirnot for Readers' Favorite The Very Fairy Princess is the latest in the Princess series by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton. It is beautifully illustrated by Christine Davenier and the colorful pictures help to facilitate the understanding of the story for younger children. Geraldine believes herself to be a true princess, complete with appropriate dress and well-rehearsed attitude! It is time for the Winter Wonderland Festival at Geraldine's school and she believes she will surely be chosen to sing a lead role in the school concert. She rehearses daily with friends in front of the music instructor and, at other times, when the instructor is busy with his own work. When the role is given to a guest performer, Geraldine is devastated. Geraldine's family attempts to console her and gradually Geraldine learns to accept disappointment. Just when the Princess is about to accept becoming a "commoner," a surprise pops up to change everything. Authors Andrews and Hamilton are a mother-daughter team who know how to write for children. The Very Fairy Princess will capture the interest of preschool children and those in the early elementary years. It stimulates the imagination and teaches life lessons such as moving toward one's hopes and dreams and handling disappointment along the way. The book helps young children to remain motivated in the face of seeming defeat and then, to perform gracefully once opportunity strikes again. The illustrations in the book are captivating. There are words of wisdom that sneak into the motivational dilemmas faced by most children. The book would make a wonderful holiday gift for one's children or grandchildren.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago