Lists and Suggestions for Kids


Category: Picture Books

List: Princesses

Allen, Joy.

Six imaginative little girls spend a day having fun together at a princess-themed playground. ...

Allen, Joy.

Shows the many different ways a princess can be an incredible girl. ...

Andrews, Julie.

Also available in Hoopla. Despite her scabby knees and dirty fingernails, Geraldine knows that she i...

Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta.

Tired of the royal life, Princess Bea boards a pirate ship and sets out for adventure on the high se...

Bartles, Veronica.

Princess Cassandra has everything she wants except a pet to play with that would match her favorite ...

Calvert, Pam.

When the other princesses make fun of her for wearing glasses, Princess Peepers vows to go without, ...

Clarkson, Stephanie.

Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, and Rapunzel are all unhappy, but when they decide to switc...

Cocca-Leffler, Maryann.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. After new girl Kim tells her classmates she is from a royal ...

Dube, Pierrette.

Young Princess Stringbean, who loves to run everywhere she goes, attends the Perfect Princess Academ...

Elya, Susan Middleton.

Also available in Overdrive. "A rhyming twist on a classic fairy tale in which a queen places a...

Emmett, Jonathan.

When a new baby princess accidentally changes places with a piglet, both of their lives are forever ...

Guthrie, Savannah.

Also available in Hoopla. Princess Penelope Pineapple stays busy flying planes, exercising, and gard...

Hart, Caryl.

Lily-Rose May is perfect in every way, until she kicks up such a fuss about eating her peas that her...

Hoffman, Mary,

Grace wants to participate in her community festival's princess float, but first she must decid...

Horowitz, Dave,

Twenty-six princesses, one for each letter of the alphabet, go to a party at the prince's castl...

Howland, Naomi.

Rhyming text presents what a princess might do between leaving the ball and saying goodnight. ...

Isadora, Rachel.

A simplified version of the tale in which a girl proves that she is a real princess by feeling a pea...

Kann, Victoria.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. A little girl and her brother play with her imaginary gold-h...

Katz, Karen.

Also available in Overdrive. A little girl does not like any of the nicknames her parents have for h...

Kingsbury, Karen.

Also available in Hoopla. A king devises a frightful final competition for the three knights who hav...

Lammle, Leslie.

After magically entering her bedtime fairy tale book, Fern discovers what it is like to be a princes...

Lum, Kate.

Also available in RB Digital. Three princesses, each with a particular skill, decide they are bored ...

Metzger, Steve.

Princess Isabel has such bad manners that even though she has many chances to marry a handsome princ...

Miura, Taro.

Once upon a time ...a king and queen discover, among their flowers, the teensiest, tiniest princess....

Murguia, Bethanie Deeney.

Playing indoors on a rainy day three little girls debate whether they should dress up as a princess,...

Pippin-Mathur, Courtney.

When two princesses invade his kingdom and begin changing things, Dragon seeks help from a knight to...

Ross, Tony.

Also available in Hoopla. A little princess decides that two birthdays would be better than one, and...

Saltzberg, Barney.

"Some little ones want to be princesses; others want to be dragons. The message of this book is...

Sharma, Natasha.

When her parents take her on exotic vacations, Princess Easy Pleasy is impossible to please, but whe...

Sauer, Tammi.

Viola is a skateboarding, karate-chopping, moat-diving princess, to the distress of her parents, and...

Sweet, Susan D.

"Penelopea lives in Capital Pea where peas are plentiful and popular. The problem is that Penel...

Underwood, Deborah.

A girl escapes her annoying little brother and the drudgery of school and home life when she travels...

Verde, Susan.

Also available in Overdrive. "The story of one young girl's quest to bring clean drinking ...

Waters, Fiona.

"This collection of six stories about princesses with attitude turns fairy-tale traditions upsi...

Wilcox, Leah.

Prince Charming tries all sorts of silly ways to wake Sleeping Beauty before he learns how he is rea...

Wilson, Karma.

A little girl imagines being a princess, with her stuffed animals serving as royal subjects. Make wa...

Wilson, Tony.

Prince Henrik makes a plan to find a wife who is nothing like his royal brother's wife, who he ...

Yolen, Jane.

Rhyming text affirms that girls can pursue their many interests, from playing sports to planting flo...

Heos, Bridget.

"A comparison of the life of a fairy tale princess vs. that of a real medieval princess"--...

Isadora, Rachel.

A retelling, set in Africa, of the story of twelve princesses who dance secretly all night long and ...