Tag: a little princess

Beyond the Ballgown: 9 Unusual Books About Princesses

When a friend asked for advice about raising daughters (he and his wife were expecting their first), all I came up with was, “Expect to find baby dolls in strange places. And there will be glitter […]

10 Chapter Books to Read Aloud With Your Daughter

When we read a good book to our children, we delegate: we enlist the help of gifted authors to demonstrate for them (and for us, too) what life is like in other places, other times, other bodies. This […]

A Little Princess | Frances Hodgson Burnett

I love adventure stories. I love swashbuckling stories, and tales of the under dog, fighting against the odds. I love Treasure Island, Robinson Crusoe and The Swiss Family Robinson. I really do. And yet, I can’t help but notice […]