Fall 2019 Kids Indie Next List
“Brave knights, evil princesses, and deeply irritated magic mirrors take center stage in this wonderful story about siblings and playing together. The jokes and pictures are perfect, which makes it another great addition to the story time lineup.”
— Angela Whited, Red Balloon Bookshop, St. Paul, MN
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.
About the Author
Jennifer L. Holm is the New York Times bestselling author of The Fourteenth Goldfish and several other highly acclaimed novels, including the Scott O'Dell Award-winning Full of Beans and three Newbery Honor Books, Our Only May Amelia, Penny from Heaven, and Turtle in Paradise. With her brother Matt, she is cocreator of beloved and bestselling graphic novels, including the Babymouse, Squish, and Sunny Side Up series. jenniferholm.com @jenniholm
Matthew Holm is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator who has created more than 35 books for children. He is the cocreator (with his sister, Jennifer) of a number of graphic novels, including the Eisner Award-winning Babymouse series and the Squish and Sunny Side Up series. Matt recently cowrote and illustrated the middle-grade novel Marvin and the Moths. He lives in the Hudson Valley, New York, with his wife and dog. matthewholm.net @mattholm
“This enjoyable tale, well-illustrated with bright pencil and watercolor cartoonlike illustrations of the siblings getting into mischief, will be a hit where parents need to make quarreling kids see the funny side of their battles.” —School Library Journal