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The Princess and the Pea

by Lauren Child, photographed by Polly Borland
£7.99   paperback  Penguin Books Ltd (2006)

The Princess and the Pea by Lauren Child, photographed by Polly Borland Lauren Child's beautiful and artistic retelling of The Princess and the Pea.
 
The tale of a prince, a princess, perfect politeness, pages of love and a peculiarly hard pea. This utterly original interpretation of the classic tale has dazzling illustrations from multi-talented collaborators, award-winning Lauren Child and widely acclaimed photographer Polly Borland. This beautifully presented picture book explores the tale of the down-to-earth princess through a stunning mix of artwork and photography to create a fairy tale to be treasured.
 
Lauren Child is the multi-talented prize-winning creator of the characters Charlie and Lola and Clarice Bean. She has won the Smarties Gold Award, Smarties Bronze Award, Kate Greenaway Medal and been shortlisted for the Children's Book of the Year at the British Book Awards. Lauren lives in London.
 
Polly Borland is a widely acclaimed, award winning photographer, famous for her vivid portraits. She is one of the few people to have been allowed into to Buckingham Palace to photograph the Queen and has had her own exhibition at London's National Portrait Gallery. Born in Australia, Polly now lives in Brighton but continues to work all over the world.

ISBN 13: 9780141500140 | ISBN 10: 014150014x

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