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A Right Royal Christmas


Written by Lucy Davey
Illustrated by Donovan Bixley
Scholastic NZ Ltd. (2009)
ISBN 978-1-86943-844-9


“On Christmas morn,

beneath her crown,

still ruggled and snuggled

in feathery down,

Princess Claire dreamed

of Christmas to come:

of stuffing, and stockings,

and puddings of plum…”

In a twist on the nativity story, Princess Claire dreams of a sumptuous Christmas with just her parents. But before she can say ‘fanciful feast’, the palace is inundated with everyone from Lords to Knights, and even a dragon!


Surely there is no more room for anyone else?

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