Once there was a princess who had no kingdom. All she had was a pony and cart, and a red umbrella to keep her dry from the rain. What she lacked in wordly possessions though, she made up for in kindness, cleverness and beauty - qualities that made all the rich princes with kingdoms to spare want to marry her. But what is a kingdom without love?
Ursula Jones is the author of The Witch's Children, and The Witch's Children and the Queen, winner of the 2003 Smarties Prize; both titles are illustrated by Russell Ayto. Ursula trained as an actress, and lives in France and London. Sarah Gibb is the original illustrator of the Tiara Club, and also the illustrator of numerous well-known works of fiction, including the bestsellng The Nanny Diaries. She also illustrates for greeting cards and packaging clients including Crabtree & Evelyn and Harrods. She has a degree in Graphic Design from Central St Martin's College of Art and Design and an MA in Sequential Design and Illustration form the University of Brighton. Sarah lives in London with her husband and baby son.