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Princess Books for 4-Year-Olds

Welcome to our collection of princess books for 4-year-olds, where strong female characters take centre stage. These stories go beyond the traditional fairy tale, portraying princesses as resilient and courageous figures – no more damsels in distress! Join us as we explore narratives that inspire independence, bravery, and authenticity in young readers. These books are designed to empower and are perfect for kids who love princesses.

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The Princess and the Peas

Written by Caryl Hart Illustrated by Sarah Warburton
2-5
A heartwarming reinvention of The Princess and the Pea, this funny reassuring picture book is perfect for royally fussy eaters everywhere! Lily-Rose May will not eat her peas. She will not! Even when her father turns them into the most fabulous smoothies, shakes or cupcakes, Lily can always tell they…
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Princess Penelope and the Runaway Kitten

Illustrated by Alison Murray
2-5
Princess Penelope's naughty little kitten is all tangled up in wool and has scampered off! Little girls will love helping her track the trail of pretty pink glitter left by her kitten as it runs though the palace and grounds, encountering lots of other animals friends along the way.
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The Princess and the Presents

Written by Caryl Hart Illustrated by Sarah Warburton
2-5
This comic cautionary tale is the perfect picture book for pampered princesses everywhere. Princess Ruby really is a horrid child. She is the most spoilt princess you could ever meet, and demands more and more birthday presents until the palace literally bulges at the seams. Was there ever a more…
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The Princess and the Shoe

Written by Caryl Hart Illustrated by Sarah Warburton
2-5
This sporty re-imagining of Cinderella is the perfect picture book for any princess (or prince) who prefers muddy trainers to glass slippers. Princess Jasmine is not like her stepsisters. She hates long dresses and sitting still and would much rather take part in the big cross-country race. So, when a…
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Fairy Tales: Cinderella

Written by Nosy Crow Ltd Illustrated by Ed Bryan
2-5
A simple, humorous retelling of the classic fairy tale with fun and fresh illustrations by Ed Bryan. Cinderella works hard to clean the house and look after her nasty stepsisters, but when the rest of the family go to a Royal Ball, Cinderella is left behind. That's when the fairy…
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Princess Daisy and the Dragon and the Nincompoop Knights

Illustrated by Steven Lenton
2-5
A hilarious rhyming story for princesses who are definitely NOT princessy. When a truly terrifying sound wakes everyone up, clever Princess Daisy soon figures out the problem, but her father, the King, just won't listen - how can a princess defeat a dragon? Then when the knights who come to…
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The Princess and the Christmas Rescue

Written by Caryl Hart Illustrated by Sarah Warburton
2-5
Princess Eliza is simply brilliant at making toys and gadgets but her mum wants her to start making friends instead.Not far away, the elves in Santa's Workshop are in a toy-making frenzy - withSanta ill, how will they ever get everything ready for Christmas? Luckily,Eliza arrives just in time...
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I’m Going to Be a Princess

Written by Stephanie Taylor Illustrated by Jade Orlando
2-5
A warm and witty celebration of the lives of amazing Black women. What will Maya be when she grows up? A rocket scientist like Annie Easley? An Olympic athlete like Alice Coachman? A brain surgeon like Alexa Canady? In this heart-warming and funny story, Maya discovers the achievements of some…
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The Princess and the Giant

Written by Caryl Hart Illustrated by Sarah Warburton
2-5
This quirky reinvention of Jack and the Beanstalk is the perfect picture book for any princess who wants to be the hero of her own tale. Princess Sophie is very resourceful sort of princess. And when the grumpy old giant at the top of beanstalk keeps everyone awake all night…
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Fairy Tales: Snow White

Illustrated by Ed Bryan
2-5
A simple, humorous retelling of the classic fairy tale with fun and fresh illustrations by Ed Bryan. When the wicked queen discovers that her stepdaughter, Snow White, is the most beautiful woman in the land, she orders the huntsman to kill her. But Snow White escapes and finds a wonderful…
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