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I Am Really a Princess
Come along to the castle and see what life is like when your true parents take care of you. No mundane rules and regulations to bother over. No "Set the table" and "Scrub the tub" and "Share a room with your sister." Instead, you can have your very own room and keep your pony there; friends can sleep over any day of the week; and food? The royal chef awaits your command.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 1st 1996 by Turtleback Books
(first published July 10th 1990)
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I Am Really A Princess is written by Carol Diggory Shields and illustrated by Paul Meisel and was published in 1993. The story is told as if the main character is a princess and her “real parents”, the King and Queen, would be very upset by the way she was being treated. Having to do chores, doing homework for school, no friends over on the weekdays, and watching over her little sister are just not acceptable for a princess. The book is set in the girl’s home but imagined as a castle with ...more
May 25, 2009 Liz rated it it was amazing
I remember this being one of my favorite books as child. It has a good message for children about appreciating what you have in life. However, the story is also very cute and has great illustrations. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who is looking for a gift for a little girl in his or her life.
I used this for my 3-5 year old creative drama class, they loved thinking of the chores that they would love to shirk and dictate what foods they would order from the royal chef etc. It satisfied their princess-mania in a creative way as well.
Apr 16, 2010 Teri rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Recommended to Teri by: Kerri baby shower
Great first lines of this book. "I am really a princess. And when my true parents, the king and queen, find out how I have been treated around here, they are going to be very upset." ;)
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