|Look how cute she is!|
July 2013, Puffin, 32 pages, Paperback, Review copy
Themes: trinkets, dolls, bedtime routines, imagination, lots of pink/purple/hearts, glass slippers, princess gown, castle and carriage, always smiling cat, castle ballroom, castle courtyard, castle garden
Summary from Puffin
As a little girl says goodnight to her dressing up clothes and dolls she is transformed into a princess in a magical realm. A beautiful rhyming text is accompanied by atmospheric illustrations which will delight and soothe all little girls as they snuggle up in bed.
I loved the charming, imaginative way that the girl says goodbye to everything - it's a nicewinding down routine for readers to try. The toys are perfect for the princess theme, especially with the horse drawn carriage. Look out for the Russian doll on the bookcase, the castle cover books, and the heart theme. The princess meets a princess who has an amazing dress and smile.
Updated 20th October 2013:
After the explanation in the comments provided by anonymous, I have changed the grading to 10E/10E because all of what I didn't like in the paragraph below hae very sensible reasons for, and I'm happy to change the grade on that basis. I've left my thoughts so you can see them.
Another girl who loves being a princess is Princess Poppy - she has lots of books including Princess Poppy: Playground Princess