His Royal Tinyness

By Sally Lloyd-Jones

Illustrated by David Roberts

From the bestselling author of How to be a Baby, by Me, the Big Sister and the world-renowned illustrator of Julian Clary's The Bolds and New York Times top-selling Rosie Revere, Engineer comes a new baby story that turns the sibling lament into a hilarious memoir by the rightful heir to the throne: the big sister!

Once upon a time there was a happy family. Until one horrible no good day when a new ruler was born… New York Times bestselling author Sally Lloyd-Jones’ hilarious narrative voice is brought exquisitely to life by David Roberts, illustrator of Ada Twist, Scientist, in this home-grown fairy tale about a little girl with a new baby brother. Marianna, the most beautiful, ever so kindest princess, lives happily with her mum, dad and gerbil. Happy, that is, until the new baby comes along. His Royal Highness King Baby is so smelly. He’s so noisy. And all the talk in the Land is about him – non-stop, All the time! Has there ever been such a time of wicked rule?!

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 3+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781406324662
  • Published: 07 Sep 2017
  • Price: £12.99
  • Size: 288 x 248 mm
  • Pages: 48

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Customer reviews


'“Brilliantly observed and oozing style, a wonderfully funny take on sibling rivalry and the “wicked rule” of a new baby.”' The Bookseller

'“This displacement-themed fairy tale spoof is funny from the very first page […] the sly pen-and-watercolour pictures provide delicious comic counterpoint […]”' Publishers Weekly

'“All in all, His Royal Tinyness is worth having in the house for David Roberts’ funny and clever illustrations alone; I especially loved the dad depicted in bell-bottoms and polo neck and the mum in a fabulous kaftan.”' The Fountain

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