The First Adventures of Princess Peony

Written by Nette Hilton
Illustrations by Lucinda Gifford
Published by Walker Books Australia
Hardback November 2018
ISBN: 9781760650445

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“Once upon a time there was a dear little girl called Peony. That’s P.E.O.N.Y. And it’s me. I live in a Castle with my Dragon whose name is Totts. That’s T.O.T.T.S And that makes me a Princess if you really want to know.”

Princess Peony is not really a princess, but she does have a pet dragon, which means she’s kind of like a princess. In her first adventure, she must keep an evil troll (her brother) from trying to steal her dragon (dog) – and avoid being eaten by a bear, which is really hard work.

This clever, funny book for beginning readers (and their parents) is out now! Here are a couple of spreads:

From the First Adventures of Princess Peony by Nette Hilton © Lucinda Gifford & Walker Books Australia

From the First Adventures of Princess Peony by Nette Hilton © Lucinda Gifford & Walker Books Australia

Oooh, and maybe these little illustrations too (can’t resist…)