Carol Hughes grew up in England, in a seaside town where her parents kept a small hotel. Hughes creates a wonderful tale of growth and discovery in THE PRINCESS AND THE UNICORN.
Carol Hughes grew up in England, in a seaside town where her parents kept a small hotel. When she got older, she went to art school to study painting. Not long afterward, she moved to the United States and began writing. This is a fun and enjoyable read.
Princess Eleanor takes the unicorn away, not knowing how her actions will affect the unicorn and the forest. Now Joyce must set out on a journey to bring the unicorn back to the forest and save her way of life. But it's not an easy task and Joyce is met with many obstacles along the way. Princess Eleanor meant no harm and is trying to overcome obstacles of her own. Can she help put things right? Hughes creates a wonderful tale of growth and discovery in THE PRINCESS AND THE UNICORN.
The Princess and the Unicorn is a children's fantasy novel by British-born American author Carol Hughes, who also wrote Jack Black and the Ship of Thieves. The novel was published in hardcover on February 24, 2009, by Random House Books for Young Readers. This novel follows two characters: Princess Eleanor of England and a young fairy named Joyce. Joyce lives in Swinley Forest with a community of other fairies who rely on the forest's unicorn for survival
Princess Eleanor meant no harm and is trying to overcome obstacles of her own.
Princess Eleanor meant no harm and is trying to overcome obstacles of her own. Jun 05, 2011 Nora rated it it was ok. This book feels like it was written about a 10 year old, for 10 year olds, by a 10 year old. I may being overly critical when I stop and consider the novel is intended for younger readers, but I also don't feel that's much of an excuse.
Thank you, Carol Hughes, for writing this book. This book is about saving a kidnapped unicorn from being Sold and returning it back to the wild . It is truly special to me and very close to my heart. Unicorns and fairies are real and everyone knows it!!. i have not been kidnapped.
Noble, with hooves and horn of gold, the unicorn is the embodiment of magic. When Princess Eleanor of England catches sight of him in Swinley Forest, she can t resist taking him back with her to Buckingham Palace. When Princess Eleanor of England catches sight of him in Swinley Forest, she can't resist taking him back with her to Buckingham Palace. Unfortunately, once the unicorn leaves the forest, both he and the forest begin to sicken.
Books related to The Princess and the Unicorn. More by Carol Hughes. Toots and the Upside-Down House. Jack Black and the Ship of Thieves.
The princess chases her inside and finds the unicorn, only to take home with her to Swinley Castle. Knowing it is her responsibility to retrieve the unicorn, Joyce sets out on a journey to bring the unicorn home Meanwhile, the princess is not living the dream life that most little girls would assume. She rarely gets to see her parents, who are too busy with their affairs to tuck her in bed at night. And her once lovable nanny is brewing a deceptive get-rich-quick scheme behind the princess's.