Picture Books ~ Princess

Andrews, Julie
The Very Fairy Princess Sparkles in the Snow
JUV 398.8.E2635v
Gerry, a most enthusiastic singer, is certain her music teacher will choose
her to perform the solo at the Winter Wonderland Festival, and when someone
else is chosen it takes a snowfall to bring Gerry's sparkle back. 2013.

 

Atwood, Margaret Eleanor

Princess Prunella and the Purple Peanut

JUV 398.8.A8875p

Prunella, a proud, prissy, princess, plans to marry a pinheaded prince who will
pamper her, until a wise old woman's spell puts a purple peanut on the princess's
pretty nose. 1995.

 

Auch, Mary Jane

The Princess and the Pizza

JUV 398.8.A898pr

An out-of-work princess applies to become the bride of Prince Drupert, but first
she must pass several tests, including a cooking contest. 2002.

 

Carlow, Emma

Kitty Princess and the Newspaper Dress

JUV 398.8.C1963k

As her amused Fairy Godmouse looks on, Kitty Princess rudely orders people to
make her shoes, jewelry, and a dress for Prince Quince's ball, without even knowing
that she is speaking to the wrong people. 2003.

 

Child, Lauren
The Princess and the Pea in Miniature: After the Fairy Tale by Hans Christian Andersen
JUV 398.8.C437p
Presents a re-telling of the well-known fairy tale of a young girl feels a pea through twelve
feather mattresses and proves she is a real princess. 2006.

 

Coyle, Carmela La Vigna
Princesses Rule!: The Not-So-Typical Princess Stories
JUV 398.8.C8399p
Do princesses wear hiking boots? -- Do princesses really kiss frogs? -- Do princesses
scrape their knees? 2007.

 

Dale, Penny

Princess, Princess

JUV 398.8.D155p

A young princess and her friends sleep under the spell of a fairy she forgot to invite
to her birthday party, until someone comes along to awaken them. 2003.

 

Dodds, Dayle Ann
The Prince Won't Go To Bed!
JUV 398.8.D662p
When the young prince refuses to go to bed, assorted members of the royal household
offer their ideas on exactly what he needs, but it is his sister, Princess Kate, who learns
the truth. 2007.

 

Edwards, Pamela Duncan

Princess Pigtoria and the Pea

JUV 398.8.E2657p
To make her pigsty of a palace picturesque again, penniless Princess Pigtoria tries to get
the pompous porker Prince Proudfoot to propose marriage. 2010.

 

Emmett, Jonathan
The Princess and the Pig
JUV 398.8.E5442p
When a new baby princess accidentally changes places with a piglet, both of their lives
are forever changed. 2011.

 

Falconer, Ian
Olivia and the Fairy Princesses
JUV 398.8.F1815.of
"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, and rest assured, you won't find THIS pig in pink!"-- Provided by publisher.  2012.

 

Fleming, Candace
Clever Jack Takes The Cake
JUV 398.8.F6292c
A poor boy named Jack struggles to deliver a birthday present worthy of the princess. 2010.

 

Funke, Cornelia Caroline

The Princess Knight

JUV 398.8.F9642p

Violet is a young princess who wishes she could show the world that she is just as brave and
strong as her brothers. But her strict father insists that she get married, and her brothers only
mock her when she wants to be included in their fun. So Violet decides to use her intelligence
and bravery to show everyone, once and for all, what she's made of. Disguising herself as a boy, 
Violet takes part in a knights' jousting tournament. When she wins the contest, she reveals her
true identity, and wins the prize of freedom! 2001.

 

Funke, Cornelia Caroline

Princess Pigsty

JUV 398.8.F9642pp

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. 2007.

 

Heide, Florence Parry
Princess Hyacinth: The Surprising Tale of a Girl Who Floated
JUV 398.8.H362p
Princess Hyacinth is bored and unhappy sitting in her palace every day because, unless she is
weighed down by specially-made clothes, she will float away, but her days are made brighter
when kite-flying Boy stops to say hello. 2009.

 

Johnson, Jane

The Princess and the Painter

JUV 398.8.J634p

A fictionalized account of the events of the day in 1656 that the Spanish Princess Margarita
first saw the painting of herself by Diego Velasquez, entitled "Las Meninas". 1994.

 

Joosse, Barbara
Lovabye Dragon
JUV 398.8.J741l
When a lonely dragon follows a trail of princess tears, a beautiful friendship is born. They
march and sing, roar and whisper, hide and seek, then settle into snug companionship at
bedtime. 2012.

 

Kann, Victoria
Goldilicious
JUV 398.8.K1335g
A little girl and her brother play with her imaginary gold-horned unicorn that can float on water, 
fly, and turn herself into a fairy princess. 2009.

 

Kleven, Elisa

The Paper Princess

JUV 398.8.K679pa

A little girl makes a picture of a princess that comes to life and is carried off by the wind. 1994.

 

Koller, Jackie French
Horace the Horrible: A Knight Meets His Match
JUV 398.8.K833h
The fearsome knight Horace tries to prove to his niece (the princess) that he is as good as his
brother, the King, while all she really wants is someone to help her stop missing her father. 2003.

 

Lester, Helen

Princess Penelope's Parrot

JUV 398.8.L5674pr

An arrogant and greedy princess's chances with a handsome prince are ruined when her parrot
repeats to him all the rude comments the princess has made. 1996.

 

Leysen, An & Louise
The Princess Who Could Not Sleep
JUV 398.8.L5972p
Each night at bedtime, the royal princess finds that she cannot sleep a wink and she shouts
so loudly that the whole palace is kept awake all night. Continuously exhausted, the kingdom
is in shambles. Concerned citizens line up to try to solve the little girl's problem using a variety
of ineffectual methods. 2012.

 

MacHale, D.J. 
The Monster Princess
JUV 398.8.M1804m
Unhappy with her life in a dark cave, Lala longs to live like the princesses far, far above but
after venturing into their world, she finds contentment at home. 2010.

 

Mack, Todd

Princess Penelope

JUV 398.8.M1903p

Penelope is certain that she is royalty because of all the similarities between her life and that
of a princess. 2003.

 

Martin, Rafe

The Storytelling Princess

JUV 398.8.M3641s

Having survived a shipwreck, a princess tries to tell a prince a story whose ending he does
not know and thus qualify
for his hand in marriage. 2001.

 

McDonald, Megan
The Hinky Pink: An Old Tale
JUV 398.8.M1446h
Summoned to the Great Castle of Firenze to create a special dress for Princess Isabella
Caramella Gorgonzola, Anabel, a talented seamstress, is at first delighted but then
increasingly despairing as time passes and her efforts are continually subverted by an
unseen sprite. 2008.

 

Milord, Susan

Willa the Wonderful

JUV 398.8.M6372w

When Willa announces her career goal to be a fairy princess her family and friends are
skeptical, until the day she makes a real-life rescue. 2003.

 

Minters, Frances

Princess Fishtail

JUV 398.8.M668p

After rescuing a handsome surfer, the Mer-Kings's daughter decides to trade her tail
to a frightening troll in exchange for legs, but after a month on land she seeks a way to
visit her home. 2002.

 

Munsch, Robert N.

The Paper Bag Princess

JUV 398.8.M928p

The Princess Elizabeth is slated to marry Prince Ronald when a dragon attacks the castle
and kidnaps Ronald. In resourceful and humorous fashion, Elizabeth finds the dragon, 
outsmarts him, and rescues Ronald, who is less than pleased at her un-princess-like appearance. 
Full color throughout. 1980.

 

Noyes, Deborah
Red Butterfly: How A Princess Smuggled The Secret Silk Out Of China
JUV 398.8.N8745r
In long-ago China, as a young princess prepares to leave her parents' kingdom to travel to
far-off Khotan where she is to marry the king, she decides to surreptitiously take with her a
precious reminder of home. 2007.

 

O'Malley, Kevin
Once Upon A Cool Motorcycle Dude
JUV 398.8.O542o
Cooperatively writing a fairy tale for school, a girl imagines a beautiful princess whose beloved
ponies are being stolen by a giant, and a boy conjures up the muscular biker who will guard the
last pony in exchange for gold. 2005.

 

Oram, Hiawyn

The Second Princess

JUV 398.8.O6364s

The Second Princess tries to get rid of her sister, the First Princess, until she learns that her
parents love them both equally. 1994.

 

Priceman, Marjorie

Princess Picky

JUV 398.8.P933p

When Nicki refused to eat her vegetables, she goes from being called Princess Perfect to
Princess Picky, and the worried king orders his staff to create bribes fit for a finicky royal
eater. 2002.

 

Ross, Tony
Wash Your Hands!
JUV 398.8.R7338w
When the little princess hears about the germs and nasties living all around her, she understands
the importance of washing her hands a lot. 2000.

 

Saxon, Victoria
Frozen
JUV 398.8.S2737f
When a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Anna, a young dreamer, must team up with
Kristoff, a daring mountain man, and his reindeer on the grandest of journeys to find Anna's sister, 
the Snow Queen Elsa, and put an end to her icy spell. Encountering mystical trolls, a hilarious snowman
named Olaf, Everest-like extremes, and magic at every turn, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in
a race to save the kingdom from destruction. 2013.

 

Schneider, Josh
Princess Sparkle-Heart Gets a Makeover
JUV 398.8.S3587p
Amelia and her best friend, Princess Sparkle-Heart, do almost everything together, so when the
Princess suffers an accident, Amelia's mother puts her sewing box to good use and makes the
doll better than ever. 2014

 

Schwarz, Larry
Ellen's 11-Star Spectacular Super Deluxe Hotel
JUV 398.8.S4114e
A little girl with a big imagination solves the mystery of Princess Zara and the missing crown
jewels of Sedelbania. 2006.

 

Shannon, Margaret

The Red Wolf

JUV 398.8.S5282r

Roselupin, a princess locked in a tower by her overprotective father, uses yarn to knit a red
wolf suit to free herself. 2002.

 

Ward, Jennifer
There Was an Odd Princess Who Swallowed a Pea
JUV 398.8.W2133tp
Set in a castle, this variation on the traditional, cumulative rhyme looks at the consequences
of a princess's strange diet. 2011.

 

Wilson, Karma
Princess Me
JUV 398.8.W6944p
A little girl imagines being a princess, with her stuffed animals serving as royal subjects. 
Make way! Make way! Here comes the princess of the land. She's sweet and kind. She's
oh-so-grand. And just who is she, this lovely Princess Me? Come inside this book to see! 
A child's bedroom is transformed into a magical kingdom in this bright, lively offering
from Karma Wilson. 2007.

 

Wormell, Christopher
George, The Dragon and the Princess
JUV 398.8.W8933gd
2007.

 

Yolen, Jane
Not All Princesses Dress in Pink
JUV 398.8.Y78np
Rhyming text affirms that girls can pursue their many interests, from playing sports to
planting flowers in the dirt, without giving up their tiaras. 2010.

 

Ziefert, Harriet
The Princess and the Peas and Carrots
JUV 398.8.Z62pr
Most of the time, Rosebud is Good Princess Rosebud, but she can become Princess Fussy. 
This new rendition of The Princess and the Pea features a little girl who needs certain
things to be 'just so. 2012.