Author(s): Lauren Child
When a bedraggled young lady shows up at the castle, only the queen will be able to determine if she's really the princess she claims to be by hiding a tiny green pea under twelve down mattresses.
Lauren Child is one of today's most talented and innovative children's writer/illustrators. Winner of the Nestle Smarties Book Prize and the Kate Greenaway Medal, she is best known for creating the characters Clarice Bean and the BAFTA-award-winning Charlie and Lola. She is co-creator of The Princess and the Pea and Goldilocks and the Three Bears.