Let’s talk princess books. From the classic to the non-traditional, these princess books are must owns for every family!
Anyone else have a kid who is totally obsessed with all things princess? Lydia would wear a princess dress all day everyday if I’d let her.
Now I know what you’re thinking. Princesses? Is that really the empowering type of literature I want my kids to read? Here’s my favorite part about princess books. There are about a million options within the subject. This list? Is filled with diverse characters, strong role models and unique and interesting princesses who rescue themselves. My goal? To use my daughter’s princess obsession to open up new concepts and great role models for her. Because isn’t that what great books are all about?!? From Cinderella Books to Interactive Books for all ages…..books allow us to imagine, dream and learn. These 11 Princess Books? Do exactly that!
11 Must Own Princess Books
Shop my Favorite Princess Books:
My Princess Boy: Every mom should own this book. Inspired by the author’s own son, this book tells the story of a boy who loves…..all things princess.
Princess Grace: This beautifully illustrated story features Grace who wants to be chosen as a princess in her town parade. Her class does research about what a princess’ dress should look like and discovers that princesses wear a diverse wardrobe.
The Princess Knight: This adorable story shares a princess who wants to joust like her brothers. When she is denied the opportunity, a disguise helps her prove that she too should be able to participate.
The Paper Bag Princess: I love this story of a princess rescuing a prince. This story has sold millions of copies, is a total classic and a must own.
The Princess in Black: I was introduced to this series by a teacher at my old school and it’s a favorite in our household. I love the story of this princess who, in disguise rescues those in need.
Beauty and the Beast: Yes, this classic is a must own. We still love it as much as I did when the movie released.
The Disney Princess Cookbook: We ordered this book a couple years ago, and it’s absolutely adorable. It’s filled with recipes from Rapunzel’s Frying Pan Eggs to Ariel’s Sea Turtle Cupcakes, and Lydia begs to make recipes from it almost every weekend.
I Am A Princess (Star Wars): Got a Star Wars fan in your family? Then this is one of the best princess books for you! This is the story of Princess Leia, and the illustrations are GREAT.
Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots? This story shares a little girl asking her mom all about what princesses can and cannot do. The book shares that the inside is more important than the outside and is written in plain language kids can relate to.
5 Minute Princess Stories: This anthology of princess stories is one of Lydia’s favorites. It’s perfect for a quick read, and you can go through one story a night for MONTHS.
What are YOUR favorite princess books? Did I miss any?