Author(s): Kate Beaton
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."
Kate Beaton was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, studied history and anthropology at Mount Allison University and worked in a museum before beginning her web comic Hark! A Vagrant in 2007, which now receives around 1.2 million hits each month. Her collection by that title debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list in 2011, and was named one of Time Magazine's Best Books of the year in 2012. Her work has been featured in the New Yorker and in the Guardian. She now lives in Toronto. Visit Kate's website at www.harkavagrant.com and follow her on twitter @beatonna.