The Princess and the Wizard

Princess Eliza is in a bit of a pickle. Everyone at her birthday party is waiting for her to cut the cake. But she’s late – and for a very good reason. She’s been captured by a wicked wizard! Eliza can change her shape seven times to try to escape. But whatever animal she picks – black cat, red fox or yellow chick – the wizard always finds her! Will she ever outsmart him and make it back to her party? Find out in this magical rhyme!

  • By the all-star creators of What the Ladybird Heard
  • A gloriously quirky story told in rhythmic rhymes
  • Beautifully bright and witty artwork by Lydia Monks
  • Julia Donaldson is the UK’s top picture book author

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  • I love the glitter on each page I took it with me to school on World Book day

    5 March 2017

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    This book is so cool, that I only just read it in year five! (Last year) Its so cute!

    24 December 2014

  • The wizard’s magical book keeps giving Princess Eliza away!

    9 March 2014

  • She changes into so many things.

    8 March 2014

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Authors

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    Julia Donaldson

    Julia Donaldson is one of the UK’s best loved authors, known for brilliant picture books like The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and Stick Man. She was also the Children’s Laureate 2011-2013.

    Awards

    Julia has won many major book prizes, including the Smarties and Blue Peter Awards for The Gruffalo, the Blue Peter and Sheffield Children’s Book Prizes for Room on the Broom, the British Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year for The Gruffalo’s Child and the Red House Award for Super Worm. Julia was also the Children’s Laureate 2011-2013.

  • Awards

    Lydia Monks won the Nestle Smarties prize in 1999 for I Wish I Were a Dog, and the 2010 Royal Mail Award for What the Ladybird Heard, with Julia Donaldson.

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