Published by Aladdin
Summary: If you were a princess, what would you do? These real-life princesses are smart and brave, standing up for human and animal rights, competing in sports, and earning advanced degrees in various arts and sciences. Since ancient times, princesses have studied the stars, led others into battle, and made important discoveries and inventions. You may not be a princess, but you can be inspired by royalty to stand up for yourself and others and to dazzle the world. Includes a paragraph of additional information about each princess and a list of works cited. 40 pages; ages 4-8.
Pros: Cinderella, step aside to make way for these amazing real-life princesses from all over the world. I cannot tell you how many times I’ve had requests for princess books, and I can’t wait to have this one on hand to teach kids some unexpected princess facts.
Cons: Forced me to rethink my anti-royalist tendencies.
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