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Picture books that draw the line against pink stereotypes of girls

When I read this as a child, I never dreamt I would kiss so many frogs and worst of all, not one of them turned into a prince

"Sometimes Matilda longed for a friend, someone like the kind courageous people in her books. It occurred to her that, like talking dragons and princesses with hair long enough to climb, such people might only exist in storybooks."

The Princess and the Frog (2009)

A fairy tale set in Jazz Age-era New Orleans and centered on a young woman named Tiana and her fateful kiss with a frog prince who desperately wants to be human again.

The tale of Princess Irene's quest to defeat an army of goblins is a treasured classic from George MacDonald, a master of children's fairy stories.

The Princess and the Pea / The White Cat - Vintage Illustration Storybook Print - Deans A Book of Fairy Tales - Paper Ephemera

The Princess and the Pea. From my favorite childhood fairy tale book: Dean's A Book of Fairy Tales. Illustrations by Janet & Anne Grahame Johnstone