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Penelope Jane: A Fairy's Tale

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Penelope Jane de la Fesser is a French fairy who lives in Carrie's right-hand dresser drawer. Even though she's tiny, Penelope Jane musters up a lion's share of courage when Carrie's school is in danger. The book includes the words and music to the original song 'How To Be Strong' by Rosanne Cash.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by HarperTrophy (first published 2000)
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Charlotte Burge
Oct 01, 2013 Charlotte Burge rated it liked it
This book is a very sweet one about a fairy called Penelope Jane who goes to school with her best friend Carrie. She promises to be good but it all goes horribly wrong for her! She gets into a pickle and realises her ability to sing could save the day...

I did like this book and can see it fitting well into an Early Years setting. The book has a good, interesting rhythm but unfortunately the rhyming isn't as good as it could be. An example of this is the name 'Carrie' is rhymed with words such as
Jun 23, 2015 Shayla rated it it was ok
This book is about a small, young fairy, named Jane. She is kind of a trouble maker. She late to fairy class. And when she goes to human class with her friend, she messes everything up. While she is sitting in the corner, a magnifying glass is creating a fire. So she uses her brain and she finds a way to pull the fire alarm, saving the whole school.
I don’t like this book very much because my sister would always want me to read it to her when I was a child. And at the end there is a song, and I w
Nov 11, 2011 Deb rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Wonder what happened to the CD from this library copy. Picked up because it is illustrated by G. Brian Karas, one of my favorite artists. Didn't realize who author was until after I finished and there was song at back. Basic rhyming text sounded ok out loud.
May 10, 2012 Amy rated it liked it
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A good jumping off point for making little fairy rooms and fairy dolls.
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Roseanne Cash is a four time Grammy award winning American singer-songwriter and author. She is the eldest daughter of country music icon Johnny Cash and his first wife, Vivian Liberto.

Cash married country music singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell in 1979. They have three daughters: Caitlin, Chelsea and Carrie. They divorced in 1992. She married her second husband, John Leventhal, in 1995, and they h
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