The best books about princesses

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Fri 19 June 2015

11 mins

Sally Zwartz is a children's book advocate. She’s spent years finding and reading the best children’s books for her podcast Catch it By the Tail on Eastside radio. 

Based on her extensive knowledge of both old and new reads, Sally joins us to recommend books for all types of little readers.

This week's episode is all about princesses (not the damsel in distress kind!).

GUEST: Sally Zwartz


WEBSITECatch It By The Tail


BOOKS:

* The Starlight Princess and Other Princess Stories - Annie Dalton

* Paper Bag Princess - Robert Munsch

* Princess Smartypants - Babette Cole

* Prince Cinders - Babette Cole

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