Review Blog

Nov 20 2013

Princess Betony and the Rule of Wishing by Pamela Freeman

cover image

Walker Books, 2013. ISBN 9781921720253.
(Age 8+) Highly recommended. Princess Betony and the Rule of Wishing is another book in the series featuring Princess Betony as the main character. It is a cute little hardcover story and would make a lovely gift for girls - especially for those who like princesses. Princess Betony wants a friend but her teacher is more concerned with her acting like a princess. Luckily, Betony's mother understands and gives Betony time off from her princess studies, giving her the chance to meet Clover, the gardener's niece. They spend the holidays gardening and when the wizard uses magic to help the seeds grow, Clover decides she wants to be a witch. Clover becomes obsessed with passing the test and making the right wish. Will Betony lose her friend to magic or will Clover become the greatest witch ever? Princess Betony and the Rule of Wishing is a quick moving tale and is highly recommended to girls aged 8+. Collect the series and enjoy the adventures of Princess Betony.
Kylie Kempster

Archived Blog Entries
Latest News
CBCA Awards 2017 winners
2017 Inky Awards shortlist
Environment Award for Children's Literature 2017
Speech Pathology shortlist 2017
2017 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals
2017 Branford Boase Award
2017 UKLA Book Awards

ReadPlus Features
Print similar authors bookmark
Read similar authors
How to find lesson plans
Sample theme animation

Promote Reading
Staff holiday reading list 2016
South Australian Christian Schools Conference 2016 - Library Displays
Display calendars
Value of School Libraries
Library, Reading development and the Internet
Free Rights of the Reader Poster
Reviews: Author index
Bookmark and poster templates