The Princess and the Crocodile
Laura Amy Schlitz, illustrated by Brian Floca
(Walker Books)- hardback
Princess Cora’s parents, the King and Queen, do not revel in their baby’s daughter wonder for very long for they are preoccupied by her need to be prepared for her future role. She lives an overly regimented life of baths, academic reading and army training exercise! Can their be no escape? What might happen if she writes to her Fairy Godmother?
‘The Princess and the Crocodile‘ is by Newbery medal winning writer Laura Amy Schlitz, and Caldecott medal winner, illustrator Brian Floca.