THE EVIL PRINCESS VS THE BRAVE KNIGHT
About the Book:
Title: THE EVIL PRINCESS VS THE BRAVE KNIGHT
Author: Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm (Illustrations)
Pub. Date: August 6, 2019
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Formats: Hardcover, eBook
Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD
For every parent tired of telling their kids to PLEASE JUST GET ALONG, this hilarious and imaginative new picture book–from the beloved creators of Babymouse–is here to help. Sort of.
Meet the Evil Princess and the Brave Knight. She casts terrible spells, while he fights dragons. He rescues cats in distress, while she makes mischief. No wonder there isn’t much peace in this kingdom! But is the Evil Princess really so evil? And is the Brave Knight truly as chivalrous as he seems? Children and parents will laugh at seeing familiar family dynamics play out in this charming and imaginative new story.
Jennifer L. Holm is a NEW YORK TIMES bestselling children’s author and the recipient of three Newbery Honors for her novels OUR ONLY MAY AMELIA, PENNY FROM HEAVEN, and TURTLE IN PARADISE. Jennifer collaborates with her brother, Matthew Holm, on two graphic novel series — the Eisner Award-winning Babymouse series and the bestselling Squish series. Her new novel is THE FOURTEENTH GOLDFISH. She lives in California with her husband and two children.
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MATTHEW HOLM is the New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of more than 40 books for children. He is the co-creator (with his sister, Jennifer) of a number of graphic novels, including the BABYMOUSE and SQUISH series from Random House Children’s Books and SUNNY SIDE UP from Scholastic Graphix. He also co-wrote and illustrated the middle-grade novel MARVIN AND THE MOTHS with Jonathan Follett. He currently lives with his wife in New York’s Hudson Valley.
- What is on your nightstand?
An ARC of Raina Telgemeier’s new book, GUTS.
- What author would you totally fan?
Bill Watterson, naturally. (Who wouldn’t?)
- What makes you cringe?
When my children tell me I said something cringey. Which is apparently most of the time.
- Do you obsessively plot out each point or just go with the flow?
My brother, Matt, and I tend to go with the flow as creators. Obsessively plotting kills the magic and humor for us.
- Is there a word you love to use?
“Manky” as in “manky cat” (see the attached picture of my manky cat)
3 winners will receive a finished copy of THE EVIL PRINCESS VS THE BRAVE KNIGHT, US Only.
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Laura Thomas says
This sounds fun and what a sweet cover:)
Danielle Hammelef says
I enjoy this author’s work and can’t wait for this one. Love the message and premise!
Mayor Sonni (@Readeropolis) says
Best of luck with the book and book tour! I saw this post in the Wednesday, Jul. 31, 2019 edition of The BookTube Your Shelf Daily Reader.
Ken C says
I love that this is a sister/brother collaboration.
Vicki Wurgler says
the book sounds cute-thanks
Daniel M says
sounds like a fun one