From the Notebooks of A Middle School Princess

From the Notebooks of A Middle School Princess

Book - 2016 | First Square Fish Edition.
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Return to the world of Meg Cabot's bestselling and beloved Princess Diaries series in From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess-- this time through the illustrated diary of a spunky new heroine: Princess Mia's long lost half-sister, Olivia!

"Author Meg Cabot is ready to put her tiara back on [with] a new character, Olivia Grace." -- USA Today

Olivia Grace Clarisse Mignonette Harrison is a completely average twelve-year-old: average height, average weight, average brown hair of average length, average brown skin and average hazel eyes. The only things about her that aren't average are her name (too long and princess themed), her ability to draw animals (useful for her future career as a wildlife illustrator), and the fact that she is a half-orphan who has never met her father and is forced to live with her aunt and uncle (who treather almost like their own kids, so she doesn't want to complain).

Then one completely average day, everything goes wrong: the most popular girl in school, Annabelle Jenkins, threatens to beat her up, the principal gives her a demerit, and she's knocked down at the bus stop . . .

Until a limo containing Princess Mia Thermopolis of Genovia pulls up to invite her to New York to finally meet her father, who promptly invites her to come live with him, Mia, Grandmère and her two fabulous poodles . . . .

Maybe Olivia Grace Clarisse Mignonette Harrison isn't so average after all!

This is fun, illustrated middle grade--and this is the first series illustrated by Meg Cabot herself! The paperback features an interview with Meg Cabot and an excerpt of the next book.

Don't miss any of the fun--check out all of the From The Notebooks of a Middle School Princess series:
From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess (Book 1)
Royal Wedding Disaster (Book 2)
Royal Crush (Book 3)
Royal Crown (Book 4)

Praise for From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess :

"The nation of Genovia gains a new resident in this amusing spin-off. . . . Cabot's own black and white cartoons further enliven Olivia's entertaining and candid notebook entries, which will have readers looking forward to her future escapades." -- Publishers Weekly

"Olivia, who's biracial, is a lively, engaging character whose peppy, often-wry diary-style narrative details her experiences and progressive discoveries about her background, royal life, and the true meaning of family. . . . This entertaining, quickly absorbing read will have readers anticipating the sequel." -- Booklist

"This sweet and sassy spin-off featuring the younger half-sister of Princess Mia Thermopolis . . . will be a perfect fit for Fancy Nancy alumni and readers not quite ready for Cabot's longer novels." -- School Library Journal

"Author Meg Cabot is ready to put her tiara back on [with] a new character, Olivia Grace. She's a middle-school girl in New Jersey who discovers she is Princess Mia's long-lost half-sister. And much like her older sister, she will be thrust into the royal spotlight and will chronicle the adventure in a journal, complete with drawings." -- USA Today

"Olivia has an amusing and self-deprecating wit that makes the narration breezy and accessible, and Cabot's black and white illustrations liven up the tale. Youngsters who aspire to be the next Kate Middleton will find this enchanting and perhaps instructional." -- BCCB

Publisher: New York, NY : Square Fish, 2016.
Edition: First Square Fish Edition.
ISBN: 9781250079848
Branch Call Number: J FIC Cabot
Characteristics: 182 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm


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From the author of The Princess Diaries comes the story of Mia's long-lost half-sister, Olivia!

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Jul 22, 2018

This book was interesting, but my only complaint is that it is too short. the captions were too big, and there were pictures, and I hate books with pictures. But overall, the book was interesting. This book doesn't fit me because I believe it is only for elementary school kids, and I'm in middle school. This book was interesting, especially the part when Annabelle was beating up Olivia, and the princess of Genovia, Amelia, came to the rescue, and embarrassed Annabelle. That part was the best because Annabelle has always been mean to Olivia for no reason, and she got what she deserved. Still, I wait to finish the rest of the series.

Jan 16, 2016


Jul 21, 2015

its a great book, i love it!

Jul 06, 2015

The best Meg Cabot book ever. its a diary of a middle-schooled girl who finds out she's sister's with Mia Thermopolis Princess of Genovia

Jun 17, 2015

Best book I have ever read!!

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Apr 28, 2017

Unicorn_Girl thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 6 and 12

Feb 16, 2017

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Apr 28, 2017

Olivia Grace finally found out that his dad is the Prince of Genovia! Olivia have to avoid being beaten by a girl named Annabelle and learn to be a princess. Will she make it?


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