The end of the school year is here, and Very Fairy Princess Gerry is getting ready to graduate She always loves a celebration, but can't help but feel a little sad as she empties her cubby, takes down her art projects, and says goodbye to her class pet, Houdini the hamster. Read more...
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The end of the school year is here, and Very Fairy Princess Gerry is getting ready to graduate She always loves a celebration, but can't help but feel a little sad as she empties her cubby, takes down her art projects, and says goodbye to her class pet, Houdini the hamster. She's also a little nervous about leaving Miss Pym... what if her new teacher doesn't let Gerry wear her wings and crown? Change can be hard, even for a fairy princess Thankfully, she realizes that new things can bring their own sparkle.
From the mother-daughter team of Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton comes another delightful story in the #1 "New York Times "best-selling Very Fairy Princess series.
- ISBN-13: 9780316283045
- ISBN-10: 0316283045
- Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
- Publish Date: July 2015
- Page Count: 32
- Reading Level: Ages 3-6
- Dimensions: 9.8 x 9.9 x 0.6 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
Series: Very Fairy Princess
Publishers Weekly® Reviews
- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
- Review Date: 2015-07-27
- Reviewer: Staff
Gerry is having “a hard time choosing a costume that works with my wings and crown,” and she’s quick to set her father straight when he suggests that she simply dress up as a fairy princess. “That not a costume,” she says. “That’s what I am!” Rather than make Gerry’s costume conundrum the heart of the story, Andrews and Hamilton focus on her ingenuity, first in coming up with a perfect wings-friendly costume (an angel) and then by coming to the rescue of a classmate whose dentist costume gets doused with ketchup at lunch, a stain that “sends totally the wrong message about dentists!” A few costume adjustments for both girls result in a winning Halloween parade, captured in loving detail in Davenier’s characteristically loose and lively illustrations. No tricks here, just treats—sparkly ones, of course. Ages 3–6. (July)