Princess Poppy dresses up as Alice in Wonderland and learns just how fun a good story can be in this celebration of reading
Janey was born in Edinburgh and grew up by the seaside just outside the city. Janey published the first two Princess Poppy books herself (with her own illustrations) and the books were so popular that Random House Children's Books soon bought the series and re-packaged the books. The series is now going from strength to strength, including picture books, activity books and sumptuous gift books. Janey has also written novels for young readers and the Princess Poppy Cookbook all of which have been very successful. Janey read English at Edinburgh University specializing in the Victorian novel. Following this she became a teacher - a career that she absolutely adored - and then, with her husband, set up The Jelly Club, which has become an extremely successful chain of children's activity centres in Scotland. She still very much enjoys visiting schools and talking to children to find out what they like doing and what makes them laugh. Janey lives in Edinburgh with their three sons.
"This is a wonderful celebration of an event familiar to most children and it will be the perfect book to share with children in celebration of books and reading - especially in your own Reading Week. Lots of charming detail in the pictures too. Princess Poppy is a modern-day princess with lots of friends and plenty of imagination." * Parents in Touch *