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Penelope Jane: A Fairy's Tale

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Tall as an eyelash, quick as a plane was the tiniest fairy, Penelope Jane.

Penelope Jane de la Fesser, a flying French fairy, is just the perfect size to live in the right-hand dresser drawer of her very best friend, five-year-old Carrie. When this eyelash-tall fairy decides one day to go to school with Carrie, she doesn't let her tiny size stand in the way of getting into
Paperback, 32 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by HarperCollins (first published 2000)
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Charlotte Burge
Oct 01, 2013 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
Apr 24, 2015 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 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.
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