Introducing Kate Beaton, a major new picture book talent, and author/illustrator of #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestseller HARK! A VAGRANT!
Princess Pinecone knows exactly what she wants for her birthday this year. A BIG horse. A STRONG horse. A horse fit for a WARRIOR PRINCESS! But when the day arrives, she doesn't quite get the horse of her dreams...From the artist behind the comic phenomenon HARK! A VAGRANT, THE PRINCESS AND THE PONY is a laugh-out-loud story of brave warriors, big surprises, and falling in love with one unforgettable little pony.
Advance praise for THE PRINCESS AND THE PONY"I don't know how you make such a pretty book that has heart and wisdom and also a farting pony, but Kate Beaton does, and we are lucky that she does." -- Jon Klassen, Caldecott Medal-winning creator of THIS IS NOT MY HAT and I WANT MY HAT BACKPraise for HARK! A VAGRANTIncluded on more than twenty Year's Best lists, including TIME, E!, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, and AMAZON"That rarest combination of literate irony and devastatingly funny humor." -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, starred review"Not only fun, but also a good lead-in for teens who may want to explore authors and events they first discover in the riffs here." -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNALAwards for Kate Beaton2009 Doug Wright Award for Best Emerging Talent2011 Harvey Award for Best Online Comics Work2012 Harvey Award for Best Online Comics Work2012 Harvey Award Special Award for Humor in Comics2012 Harvey Award for Best Cartoonist