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Ella by Alex T. Smith

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Cinderella as you’ve never seen her before: a bashful ladybird dreaming of romance. Prince Alex retells a classic fairy tale in a totally win-your-heart way. Sweet little ladybird Ella wants to be happy. But her scary stepsisters (two angry wasps) make her slave away at chores all day long. Then famous Parisian artist Pierre throws a massive party. At the Grand Bug Ball, will Ella’s sparkly glasses with his heart? Gorgeous proof that princesses in disguise come in all shapes and sizes. Who knew bugs could be this pretty?


Ella by Alex T. Smith

Ella is a little ladybird with big dreams. Her ugly wasp stepsisters make her do all the housework, all of the time, and Ella feels very sad. Then one day the famous Parisian artist Pierre decides to throw a Grand Bug Ball - and Ella's life is about to change forever...

About the Author

Alex T. Smith

Alex T. Smith has worked as a writer and illustrator since graduating in 2006. He is the creator of the bestselling Claude series of early readers, which are soon to appear in their own TV series on Disney Junior. Alex lives in Warwickshire. This is his first commission for Walker Books.

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Publication date

4th January 2018


Alex T. Smith

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32 pages


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