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Kids' book of the month

Primrose - Alex T. Smith

PrimroseEven royalty need to have fun!

Princess Primrose doesn’t want to behave like a proper princess – she wants to have FUN, all the time. Her parents the King and Queen are terribly serious and roll their eyes at Primrose when she climbs trees and plays dress up. When Grandmama turns up everyone is on their very best behaviour...until Primrose discovers that even Grandmama likes to make a mess and have some good old belly-laughs.

Primrose is the perfect picture book for spring as we await the first child of Prince William and Catherine Duchess of Cambridge – full of mischief, pugs and lots of muddy puddles! With a beautiful foiled cover Primrose is a gorgeous gift for little princesses everywhere.

When author Alex T. Smith was a little boy, he wanted to be a chef, a rabbit or a children's book illustrator.

PrimroseWhilst studying illustration at Coventry University, Alex won second prize in the Macmillan Prize for Children's Picture Book Illustration in 2006 and was highly commended for the same award in 2005.

He lives in Coventry with his naughty, tiny dogs. He enjoys cooking apple pie, drinking Red Bush tea and having a go on the swings when nobody is looking.

All of our free copies of Primrose have now gone - but you can buy the book online and from all good book sellers. 

We will be starting a thread about the book once the copies have been sent out and asking those who receive one to contribute. Two posts will be drawn at random and each will win an exclusive Primrose umbrella.