The Very Fairy Princess by Julie Andrews
Attitude of Gratitude

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Between the plot’s references to food drives and compliment-giving, readers will have no trouble coming up with ways to incorporate a bit of gratitude into their lives, and Gerry’s breezily confident narration and Davenier’s airy artwork are as appealing as ever.
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From the beloved mother-daughter team of Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton comes another delightful story in the #1 New York Times bestselling Very Fairy Princess series, perfect for Thanksgiving sharing!

It's Gratitude Day at school! Gerry is ready to be grateful and kind all day long. She's excited to give her best compliments, she's donated a beautiful painting to her class's art gallery, and she even has the perfect jar contribution ready for the food drive. But when disaster strikes, it's tough to stay grateful--even on Gratitude Day! Can Gerry prove that a fairy princess always has the right attitude of gratitude?
 

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Julie Andrews was born in Walton-on-Thames, England, on October 1, 1935. She is a film and stage actress. She came to the United States at the age of 19 to star in The Boyfriend on Broadway. Some of her other stage performances include My Fair Lady, Camelot and Victor/Victoria. She has starred is numerous movies including The Sound of Music, Thoroughly Modern Millie, 10, Victor/Victoria, The Princess Diaries, and Shrek. She won an Oscar for Mary Poppins, her very first motion picture appearance. She received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Academy of Film and Television and in 2000 the title of Dame was bestowed upon her by Queen Elizabeth II for lifetime achievements in the arts and humanities. She is the author or co-author of numerous children's books including Mandy, The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles, Dumpy the Dump Truck, Dumpy Saves Christmas, Little Bo: The Story of Bonnie Boadicea, Little Bo in France and The Very Fairy Princess Series. She also published an autobiography, Home: A Memoir of My Early Years, in 2008. Children's book author and editor Emma Walton Hamilton often co-authors works with her famous mother, actress Julie Andrews. She is the Editorial Director for The Julie Andrews Collection, teaches writing at Stony Brook Southampton, and speaks publicly regarding the importance of the arts and literacy. She has also been an actress, co-written song lyrics, and done professional voice-over work. Christine Davenier is the illustrator of numerous picture books. She received a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year Award for The First Thing My Mama Told Me by Susan Marie Swanson.
 
Published September 27, 2016 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.
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Between the plot’s references to food drives and compliment-giving, readers will have no trouble coming up with ways to incorporate a bit of gratitude into their lives, and Gerry’s breezily confident narration and Davenier’s airy artwork are as appealing as ever.

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