10 Best Children’s Books About Princesses Update 05/2022

Children's Books About Princesses

It doesn’t matter if she is still singing Frozen songs or dancing around in a tiara that doesn’t belong to her. Your child is in love with princesses, and you should buy her a dress like this.

They are very interesting to young children, mostly girls. I like the idea of having a maid and a cook, but it doesn’t seem like that’s what draws little girls all over the world to the Disney Princesses.

When my daughter started to like princesses, it was hard for me to accept at first. In our case, it was Rapunzel who started it. People in the United States don’t have princes or balls, so it seemed like a bad idea to try to get a prince’s love and dance in a ball.

But at the end of the day, it’s likely that she won’t become a princess. It’s where her interest is at this point in time. The kind person that I am, I decided to help her. I had to find some good books to do this.

I was looking for books that dispelled some of the myth that princesses were perfect or broadened the idea of what a princess could be. I found a lot of good ones.

Best Princess Children’s Books

Angelina at the Palace by Katharine Holabird 

Angelina at the Palace by Katharine Holabird 

For the second time, Angelina Ballet is back. This time, she has been asked by Queen Elizabeth to help the princesses perform a ballet. The second day at school, however, the teacher is sick, so Angelina has to fill in for her. It was a castle that my daughter really liked. I liked that Angelina realized that princesses aren’t always the best. 3+

The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke 

Most princesses are taught to bow and embroider, but Violetta isn’t one of them. He taught her to be a soldier just like her brothers, and she became the best knight in the kingdom. Violetta is a character you will love to root for. She is full of energy and has a lot of fun. This isn’t your typical princess story, but it helps to finish off a collection and give your child more options to choose from. 2+

Not All Princesses Dress in Pink by Jane Yolen & Heidi E. Y. Stemple 

A princess can play baseball or play in a mud puddle. Yes, she can wear overalls and plant a garden. Because she can, She can wear and do anything she wants. As a best-selling author, Jane Yolen says that a princess doesn’t always have to be dressed in a pink ball gown. The princesses in this book have a wide range of interests and clothes. Take it easy. It doesn’t matter that they are brave, strong, or fearless princesses. They are still wearing their crowns with sparkles on. The text is short and the illustrations show princesses as people who aren’t so different from other people. Everyone who has tried to get their daughter to wear pants has this book. 2+

The Tiny King by Taro Miura 

The Tiny King by Taro Miura 

Taro Miura, a talented illustrator and graphic designer, has made a beautiful book about a king and his unique family. “Once upon a time, in a land far away, there was a Tiny King.” They live alone in a huge castle that is full of very big things. This small king is the only one there. A big princess falls in love with the Tiny King. It will never be the same for him after she is made his queen. His castle soon fills up with a happy family. To make Miura happy, he said that if this story makes people think about how much fun it is to have a family, it will make him happy. This is not like any other fairy tale. It has a beautiful message about family and love that is shown through an ingenious and bold collage. 3+

Ten Little Princesses by Mike Brownlow and Simon Rickerty 

Ten princesses are riding their ponies to the ball when one by one they are killed. Brownlow has used a traditional countdown formula and paired it with a witty mix of fairy tale characters. From the Big Bad Wolf to the Beast and the Giant on top of his beanstalk, everyone is there! Can a Fairy Godmother help again? If you’re a big fan of pink and fairy tales, this book is for you. 3+

Olivia and the the Fairy Princesses by Ian Falconer 

Olivia is unique, and that’s what I love about her. In a world where little girls (and pigs) are all dressed in pink and purple, she stands out in black and red stripes. As you can see, she is having a “identity crisis.” She isn’t sure about what she wants to be as an adult. Her father thinks she should be a princess, but she doesn’t like the idea. Olivia has the best idea yet. 3+

Princess Patty Meets Her Match by Charise Mericle Harper 

Princess Patty Meets Her Match by Charise Mericle Harper 

In Patty’s case, she’s tired of waiting for her prince to come, so she goes out with her sparkling bag and her pet starfish to find him on her own, A lot of people find it embarrassing to laugh out loud in a bookstore, but this book made me laugh out loud. A sensible princess, Patty isn’t interested in having glass shoes or someone climb on her hair because she’s a real princess. This smart, spunky girl is going to meet a prince, and I can’t decide whether I’m happy or sad that she did. Make sure the cover has sparkles on it just in case, and this book will be good for any young princess. 3+

The Princess and the Pea by Rachel Isadora 

Rachel Isadora, a Caldecott Honor winner, has written and illustrated this version of the classic fairy tale. It takes place in Africa, and it’s a lot of fun. The story is true to the original, but the interpretation and setting make it different. Isadora’s colorful, eye-catching drawings make people want to look at them. The pile of mattresses made of different fabrics was our favorite picture. An interesting twist on this old story. 3+

Ella’s Big Chance: A Jazz-Age Cinderella by Shirley Hughes 

Another Cinderella story that isn’t the same as the one you know. With a snazzy 1920s style and an unexpected ending, this is the same old story. In Hughes’ flowing and realistic style, these pictures are beautiful. 3+

Falling for Rapunzel by Leah Wilcox and Lydia Monks 

If the princesses didn’t understand what the prince was saying from a long way down the tower, why did they do this? That is the premise of this parody of the Rapunzel fairy tale that is very funny. The kids will laugh at the play on words, and the discussion about the practicality of fairy tale plot lines makes my heart warm. 3+

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