Cinderella. The Princess and the Pea. Sleeping Beauty. The Little Mermaid. Four classic stories are retold in entertaining rhyme in this chunky padded boardbook. These are delightful tales of princes and princesses, true love and loyalty, and triumph over adversity. Bright pictures and amusing rhyming text make this book ideal for reading aloud to small children, or for more confident readers to enjoy by themselves. It is designed for children and grown-ups to enjoy together, with a wipe-clean cover and sturdy board pages. You can read about Cinderella, whose fairy godmother makes it possible for her to attend a royal ball - but only until midnight...You can see what happens when a handsome prince despairs of ever meeting a real princess, until his mother has a clever idea involving a pea...You can meet Beauty, who is cursed to sleep by a bad fairy, and the brave prince who releases her...And follow the adventures of the little mermaid, who falls in love with a human man, but must do a dreadful deal in order to walk on land...Youngsters and their parents are sure to enjoy these magical stories.