Princess Smartypants doesn't want to get married; she'd rather live with her pets. Commanded by her parents to find herself a husband, the Princess sets tasks for her horde of suitors. . . . All of the potential husbands fail miserably as the gleeful Princess looks on—until Prince Swashbuckle appears. . . . Comical watercolours in softly glowing colours. . . . A new slant on the traditional fairy tale princess. . . . A refreshing alternative.
(School Library Journal)
Cole's characteristic wacky humour sparks this fable about a contemporary princess who . . . finds an ingenious method for retaining her single status. (Publishers Weekly)
Author Biography: Babette Cole lives in England. She has written and illustrated numerous witty, wacky picture books, and Princess Smartypants is one of her best-loved characters.