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Author French, Vivian, author.

Title The most wonderful thing in the world / written by Vivian French ; illustrated by Angela Barrett.

Published United Kingdom : Walker Books.
London Walker Books, 2015.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson J  FREN    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm.
Summary From the author of the Tiara Club series comes a gently satirical fairy story for our times, illustrated by one of today's finest artists, Angela Barrett. When a king and a queen promise to marry their daughter Lucia to the man who can show them the most wonderful thing in the world, suitors descend on the palace bearing gifts. Roses, jewels and exotic birds; dancing girls, wind machines and mythical beasts - but nothing feels quite right. As the last suitor leaves, his weapons of mass destruction rejected, the king and queen are exhausted. But when a shy, young man, who isn't a suitor at all, steps forward, they finally understand what the most wonderful thing in the world really is. Vivian French's masterful retelling of a forgotten story is both funny and heart-warming, and Angela Barrett's breathtaking illustrations give life to an enchanting and romantic fairytale city.
Other author Barrett, Angela, illustrator.
Subject Kings and rulers -- Juvenile fiction.
Mate selection -- Juvenile fiction.
Fairy tales.
Kings and rulers -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction.
Mate selection -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories -- Pictorial works.
Children's stories.
Princesses -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories
ISBN 9781406339680 (hardback)
1406339687 (hardback)