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The Princess and the Wizard


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"The princess may try seven times to escape
By changing her colour and changing her shape." But each time Princess Eliza changes - into a blue fish, a yellow chick, a red fox or a black cat - the wicked wizard finds her and sets her another horrible task. Will this plucky princess be able to outwit him and escape back to the palace in time to cut her birthday cake? Created by bestselling team behind What the Ladybird Heard, Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, The Princess and the Wizard is a charming magical tale for all to enjoy! Enjoy all the stories from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks: Sharing a Shell, The Princess and the Wizard, The Rhyming Rabbit, The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox, What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next and What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday .

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24th October '18
I read it to acorn book club aged 3 to 5 , to Gracie K aged 7 aged 7 & to Tilly Pip aged 3 aged 3
The Princess and the Wizard 9781509817030
5 stars
My kids love the rhyme in this book, and wont let me read it without doing the voices!  Another Donaldson masterpiece.  The kids all love the recap section at the end and insist on saying this bit themselves!
17th December '18
I read it to Squirt aged 5 aged 5 & to Squidge aged 1 aged 1
The Princess and the Wizard 9781509817030
5 stars
A good story, lots of glitter, fun pictures and lots of colours and animals which my youngest liked. We liked the fact that this princess saves herself from the wizard, no handsome princes here! 
4th July '18
I read it to aiwilford aged 6 aged 6 & to mrwilford aged 4 aged 4
The Princess and the Wizard 9781509817030
5 stars
I love reading this book. It's about a wizard who captures a princess and she tries to escape. Every page we spot out where the Princess is and I like the clever way she escapes. It has gorgeous illustrations and glitter that my kids like feeling. 
16th January '19
I read it to PMK aged 8 aged 8 , to MAK aged 6 aged 6 & to DFK aged 4 aged 4
The Princess and the Wizard 9781509817030
4 stars
We are huge Julia Donaldson fans in this house but this one just felt to miss the normal satisfaction mark. The children found the various days and escape attempts a little flat and repetitive, without the usual use of beautiful rhyme. There were elements of repetition to the story's format, but not with the usual flow. 
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