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BKLYN Picture Books about Princesses

Princess Grace
Princess Grace By Hoffman, Mary, 1945- (Book - 2008 ) J-E HOFFMAN Available in some locations

Annotation:Grace wants to participate in her community festival's princess float, but first she must decide what sort of a princess she wants to be--from an African princess in kente cloth robes to a floaty pink fairy tale princess.

I Want A Party!
I Want A Party! By Ross, Tony (Book - 2011 ) J-E ROSS Available in some locations

Annotation:Little Princess discovers that she can have a lovely party with just one guest.

Princess Puppy
Princess Puppy By Ford, Bernette G. (Book - 2013 ) J-E FORD Available in some locations

Annotation:Princess Puppy is a real princess who enjoys dressing and acting like one, but when she finally makes a friend she discovers that having fun sometimes means compromising and trying new things.

The Twelve Dancing Princesses
The Twelve Dancing Princesses By Isadora, Rachel (Book - 2007 ) J 398.2 I Available in some locations

Annotation:A retelling, set in Africa, of the story of twelve princesses who dance secretly all night long and how their secret is eventually discovered.

Do Princesses Have Best Friends Forever?
Do Princesses Have Best Friends Forever? By Coyle, Carmela LaVigna (Book - 2010 ) J-E COYLE All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:On a play date, a young girl and her new friend ask one another many questions about what princesses do.

Cinder-Elly By Minters, Frances (Book - 1997 ) J-E MINTERS Available in some locations

Annotation:In this rap version of the traditional fairy tale, the overworked younger sister gets to go to a basketball game and meets a star player, Prince Charming.

The Princess and the Beggar
The Princess and the Beggar A Korean Folktale By O'Brien, Anne Sibley (Book - 1993 ) J 398.21 O Available in some locations

Annotation:A sad princess finds happiness after marrying a beggar.

Princess Baby, Night-night
Princess Baby, Night-night By Katz, Karen (Book - 2009 ) J-E KATZ Available in some locations

Annotation:At bedtime, Princess Baby is way too busy to go to sleep.

The Princess and the Pea
The Princess and the Pea By Isadora, Rachel (Book - 2007 ) J-E ISADORA Available in some locations

Annotation:A simplified version of the tale in which a girl proves that she is a real princess by feeling a pea through twenty mattresses and twenty featherbeds.

Angelina at the Palace
Angelina at the Palace By Holabird, Katharine (Book - 2005 ) J-E HOLABIRD All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:When Angelina Ballerina is recruited to help with the anniversary celebration of the the king and queen of Mouseland, she finds herself in charge of preparing the three young princesses for their performance.

Princess Pigsty
Princess Pigsty By Funke, Cornelia Caroline (Book - 2007 ) J-E FUNKE Available in some locations

Annotation:Tired of being a princess, the youngest of three sisters throws her crown out the window and finds happiness working in the royal kitchen and pigsty.

An African Princess
An African Princess By Edmonds, Lyra (Book - 2004 ) J-E Available in some locations

Annotation:Lyra and her parents go to the Caribbean to visit Taunte May, who reminds her that her family tree is full of princesses from Africa and around the world.

Princess Smartypants
Princess Smartypants By Cole, Babette (Book - 1997 ) J-E COLE Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 11 copies

Annotation:Not wishing to marry any of her royal suitors, Princess Smartypants devises difficult tasks at which they all fail, until the multitalented Prince Swashbuckle appears.

The Princess and the Pizza
The Princess and the Pizza By Auch, Mary Jane (Book - 2002 ) J-E Available in some locations

Annotation:An out-of-work princess applies to become the bride of Prince Drupert, but first she must pass several tests, including a cooking contest.

There's A Princess in the Palace
There's A Princess in the Palace By Alley, Zoë B. (Book - 2010 ) J-E ALLEY Available in some locations

Annotation:Cinderella, Snow White, and three other well-known princesses share a surprising connection in these fairy tale retellings presented in comic book format.

The Very Fairy Princess
The Very Fairy Princess Here Comes the Flower Girl! By Andrews, Julie (Book - 2012 ) J-E ANDREWS Available in some locations

Annotation:When disaster strikes in the form of rain on Aunt Sue's wedding day, flower girl and self-proclaimed fairy princess Geraldine finds a way to bring sunshine to the party, reminding everyone that the most important thing at a wedding is the most special sparkle of all--happiness and love.

Not All Princesses Dress in Pink
Not All Princesses Dress in Pink By Yolen, Jane (Book - 2010 ) J-E YOLEN Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 11 copies

Annotation:Rhyming text affirms that girls can pursue their many interests, from playing sports to planting flowers in the dirt, without giving up their tiaras.

Princess Party
Princess Party By Allen, Joy (Book - 2009 ) J-E ALLEN All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:A princess can be pretty in pink, green or red, in jeans or a dress, with either boots or high heels, defend her castle or dance at the ball, because she is an incredible girl.

Olivia and the Fairy Princesses
Olivia and the Fairy Princesses By Falconer, Ian, 1959- (Book - 2012 ) J-E FALCONER Available in some locations

Annotation:Olivia is having an identity crisis! There are too many ruffly, sparkly princesses around these days, and Olivia has had quite enough. She needs to stand out! She has to be special! What will she be? Join Olivia on a hilarious quest for individuality in this latest book of the OLIVIA series.

Princesses Are Not Quitters!
Princesses Are Not Quitters! By Lum, Kate (Book - 2005 ) J-E LUM Available in some locations

Annotation:Three bored princesses decide to become servants for a day and learn what hard work is all about.

Many Moons
Many Moons By Thurber, James, 1894-1961 (Book - 1971 ) J-E Available in some locations

Annotation:Though many try, only the court jester is able to fulfill Princess Lenore's wish for the moon.

The Princess Knight
The Princess Knight By Funke, Cornelia Caroline (Book - 2004 ) J-E Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 11 copies

Annotation:Princess Violetta, raised by her widowed father, the king, to ride and joust just like her brothers, is horrified when he announces plans to hold a tournament, the winner of which will win her hand in marriage.

The Paper Bag Princess
The Paper Bag Princess By Munsch, Robert N., 1945- (Book - 1980 ) J-E Available in some locations Holds: 3 on 9 copies

Annotation:After her castle and clothes are destroyed by the dragon, Princess Elizabeth, dressed only in a paper bag, sets out to rescue Prince Ronald, who was taken captive

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