Princess Smartypants does not want to get married. She enjoys being a Ms. Because she is very pretty and rich, all the princes want to marry her. This fairy-tale-with-a-difference describes how Smartypants fights to preserve her independence.
Babette Cole graduated from Canterbury College of Art in 1973 and has been a writer and illustrater ever since. She has produced animated storyboards for the BBC, illustrated numerous greetings cards and books by other authors as well as her own. Babette won The Kurt Maschler Prize for DROP DEAD!. She lives in Lincolnshire with a menagerie of animals.