Author(s): Samantha Turnbull; Sarah Davis (Illustrator)
Sports-mad Grace Bennett is ecstatic when her teacher arranges a training session for her with a famous soccer team. When Grace arrives on the field, however, her role is not what she expected and it certainly doesn't involve kicking a ball How can she and her anti-princess sidekicks teach their teachers that there's more than one way to be a girl?"
Samantha Turnbull is a multi-award winning journalist based in Byron Bay and working at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Her writing has been featured in publications including ABC online, the Canberra Times, Daily Telegraph, Northern Star, SHE magazine, Cosmopolitan and the Walkley magazine...Samantha decided to get into kids' fiction when she was browsing the book section of a well-known department store and couldn't find anything for her daughter that didn't feature a princess or a fairy...Samantha doesn't like stories about damsels in distress. She likes to read and write about girls who don't need rescuing...The Anti-Princess Club books are her debut novels.