There’s a book for children of all ages about kings and queens, princes and princesses. You can get your child interested in history by enjoying these titles together.
Baby to 3 years
By Tony Ross
The classic Little Princess tale about the perils of potty training! At first the Little Princess thinks the royal potty is even worse than nappies, but she soon learns to love it.
By Nicholas Allan
It's a busy year for the Queen – she has lots of important events to attend. Meanwhile, a little girl is wondering what knickers Her Majesty will choose to wear on a school visit!
Ages 3 to 4 years
By Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks
Each time Princess Eliza changes – into a blue fish, a yellow chick or a black cat – the wicked wizard finds her and sets her another horrible task. Can she escape back to the palace in time to cut her birthday cake?
By James Mayhew
Copy: Katie would like to dress up as a princess for her birthday, but Grandma can't seem to get her costume quite right. Perhaps a trip to the art gallery will help…
Ages 5 to 8
By Caitlín Matthews
Meet seven strong and special princesses in this collection drawn from sources from around the world.
By Joanne Oppenheim
Meet a young prince who refuses to go to sleep! The entire kingdom comes out to lend a hand in this rhyming bedtime adventure.
Ages 9 to 12
By Terry Deary
Part of the Horrible Histories collection, this is history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know which king died after falling off the toilet or why Queen Anne's feet were covered in garlic?
By Antoine Saint Exupery
The Little Prince is a book for children written for grown-ups. It tells of a lonely little prince who falls to earth from Asteroid B-612. He needs a friend, and so he sets off on a journey across the planets to see who he can find.
By CS Lewis
In the 4th book in the Chronicles of Narnia. Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy are mysteriously transported back to Narnia where they meet Prince Caspian.
By Roger Lancelyn Green
A legend is born when young Arthur meets Merlin and draws the mighty sword from its stone.