The Princess and the Pea
A delightful hardback minature edition of a The Princess and the Pea by Lauren Child with unusual stricking illustrations captured by Polly Borland.
The tale of how to find a real princess by giving her a bed of feather matresses and a hard garden pea between them. Wait for the sun to rise, and if indeed she is black and blue she will indeed be a true princess.
"A thing of beauty" . Sunday Times
"The daintiest of dishes to set before a child....the picture book of the year" . Observer