Author: Caryl Hart
Illustrator: Alex T Smith Publisher: Hodder Children's Books Interest age: 6+ Reading age: 7+
This fun chapter book from the lively pairing of Caryl Hart and Alex T Smith is the first in a new series, which brings back the characters from Smith's popular picture books Egg and Catch Us if You Can-Can.
Princess Eliza lives in a beautiful palace amid a forest - but living in a palace is about the only bit of being a traditional princess she really does. Eliza is in fact a brilliant, brainy inventor, and she can make anything you want from a bit of wood and some pieces of wire, However, what she can't make is a friend, and so she goes out into the forest to …