The Peculiar Thing with the Pea

Paperback

An unconventioanl princess meets a rather reluctant prince as queen of comedy Kaye Umansky returns with another hilarious twist on fairy tale tradition.

Prince Pete isn't ready for marriage – he's only eleven! And this peculiar business with the pea is the daftest thing he's ever heard. Mother reckons she can find him the perfect royal bride and thinks the pea is the one true test. But when scruffy-looking Patsy comes along, claiming to be a princess, Mother's careful scheming quickly turns to soup. A laugh-out-loud retelling of The Princess and the Pea like you've never heard it before! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

RRP: £6.99

ISBN

978-1-78112-919-7

Publication Date

03-09-2020

Format

Paperback

Pages

72 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Product Description

An unconventioanl princess meets a rather reluctant prince as queen of comedy Kaye Umansky returns with another hilarious twist on fairy tale tradition.

Prince Pete isn't ready for marriage – he's only eleven! And this peculiar business with the pea is the daftest thing he's ever heard. Mother reckons she can find him the perfect royal bride and thinks the pea is the one true test. But when scruffy-looking Patsy comes along, claiming to be a princess, Mother's careful scheming quickly turns to soup. A laugh-out-loud retelling of The Princess and the Pea like you've never heard it before! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

Author

Kaye Umansky, Illustrated by Claire Powell

Kaye Umansky began life as a teacher and turned to writing after the birth of her daughter. She is now the author of many well-loved books including Pass the Jam, Jim and Pongwiffy. 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of Pongwiffy which has been celebrated with repromotion and brand new editions. She is a marvellous performer of her own work and a jazz singer in her own time.