Tuesday, 5 June 2012
Dress Up Kate by Georgie Fearns
The perfect sticker book for aspiring princesses everywhere! Style the most glamorous royal of the moment, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, in beautiful outfits for every occasion; from a country walk at Balmoral, to the wedding of the century or a jolly jubilee. Mix and match the stickers to create your own fabulous looks, and add accessories and fun items to the backgrounds to complete the scenes in your own unique way.
When I was younger I loved the paper doll books where you could change the clothes of a doll form to suit any occasion. This book is the next step along, with reusable stickers allowing young girls to play lady in waiting to the new Princess of Cambridge and choose her outfits for a wide range of occasions.
The book has eleven different occasions for the princess to dress for, from her wedding day to a Hollywood launch and then back to Anglesey for a lifeboat launch.
Although I do not think that the pictures of the royals are life-like they are great settings for the main lady, Princess Catherine. There are stickers for each page, and although there is no choice of outfit, there are plenty of oppurtunities to customise outfits with accessories. I would say that a perfect accompaniement to this book would be a pack of adhesive jewels in different colours as every girl needs a little bling to make an outfit her own!
A great gift for any royal fan or fashionista. It would be a great book to get out on a rainy day over those long summer holidays which are not too far away.
Thank you to the publishers, Buster Books, for sending me the book to review.