Prince & Princess Picture Books

The Apple-Pip Princess by Jane Ray. 2008
In a land that has stood barren, parched by drought and ravaged by frosts since the Queen's death, the King sets his three daughters the task of making the kingdom bloom again, and discovers that sometimes the smallest things can make the biggest difference.

Clever Jack Takes the Cake by Candace Fleming. 2010
A poor boy named Jack struggles to deliver a birthday present worthy of the princess.

The Frog Prince, Continued by Jon Scieszka. 1991
After the frog turns into a prince, he and the Princess do not live happily ever after and the Prince decides to look for a witch to help him remedy the situation.

The Hinky Pink: An Old Tale by Megan McDonald. 2008
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.

The Hog Prince by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen. 2009
On the advice of a mixed-up fairy, Eldon the hog tries to achieve his princely ambitions by kissing the perfect mate.

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

Olivia and the Fairy Princesses by Ian Falconer. 2012
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!

The Prince Won’t Go to Bed! by Dayle Ann Dodds. 2007
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.

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

The Princess and the Pizza by Mary Jane Auch. 2002
An out-of-work princess applies to become the bride of Prince Drupert, but first she must pass several tests, including a cooking contest.

Princess Hyacinth: (The Surprising Tale of a Girl Who Floated) by Florence Parry Heide. 2009
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.

Princess Peepers by Pam Calvert. 2008
When the other princesses make fun of her for wearing glasses, Princess Peepers vows to go without, but after several mishaps--one of which is especially coincidental--she admits that she really does need them if she wants to see.

Princess Pigsty by Cornelia Caroline Funke. 2007
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.

The Princess Says Goodnight by Naomi Howland. 2010
Rhyming text presents what a princess might do between leaving the ball and saying goodnight.

The Princess Who Could Not Sleep by An Leysen. 2012
When a princess cannot fall asleep at night and no one else in the palace can get any rest, the king promises to grant a wish to anyone who can come up with a solution.

Princesses Are Not Perfect by Kate Lum. 2010
Three princesses, each with a particular skill, decide they are bored with what they do and swap jobs.

The Secret Lives of Princesses by Philippe Lechermeier. 2010
Exposes the hidden lives of such lesser-known figures as Princess Molly Coddle, Princess Miss Hap, and Princess Anne Phibian, revealing where they live, what they whisper about, and what sorts of pets they own.

Sleeping Bobby by Will Osborne. 2005
A retelling of the Grimm tale featuring a handsome prince who is put into a deep sleep by a curse until he is awakened by the kiss of a brave princess.

There’s a Princess in the Palace by Zoe B. Alley. 2010
Cinderella, Snow White, and three other well-known princesses share a surprising connection in these fairy tale retellings presented in comic book format.

The Twin Princes by Tedd Arnold. 2007
Two chicken princes who are twins take part in a contest to determine which one will inherit the throne.

The Very Fairy Princess by Julie Andrews. 2010
Despite her scabby knees and dirty fingernails, Geraldine knows that she is a princess inside and shows it through her behavior at home and in school.

You Can’t Eat a Princess!
by Gillian Rogerson. 2010
Princess Spaghetti blasts off into space to save her kidnapped father, King Cupcake, from hungry aliens, who are introduced to a wonderful new food: chocolate.