Black people are here for representation and these amazing books about black princesses will quench your thirst for a colored royal till the release of 'The Little Mermaid'.
The impatient wait for Disney's live-action version of 'The Little Mermaid' has intensified after news of Halle Bailey's casting as the lovely princess Ariel reached the world wide web. Black people are here for representation and these amazing books about black princesses will quench your thirst for a colored royal till the release of 'The Little Mermaid'.
Princess Arabella's Birthday - It's Princess Arabella's birthday, she wants a very special present, but will she get what she wants?— Ouida Books (@OuidaBooks) June 1, 2019
A happy story about birthdays!
Get the foundations right with this beautiful book about a princess who has it all but wants more. Princess Arabella asks her parents for an elephant for her birthday, but when she gets her present, the elephant begins to cry. When Princess Arabella takes it home, she learns an important lesson.
Shuri, Vol. 1: The Search For Black Panther; Nnedi Okorafor, Leonardo Romero & Jordie Bellaire. When T'Challa goes missing, it's the job of his sister Shuri to take the mantle of Black Panther. @Nnedi #comics #marvel #lukupäiväkirja #lukuhaaaste2019 22/39 https://t.co/6drYtzT6Jr pic.twitter.com/EdP6fORvT3— Jussi Hattara (@jhattara) June 19, 2019
After the success of 'Black Panther', it was only a matter of time until people wanted to hear about the super-smart and ultra-badass Shuri. In this book, the prodigal princess sets out on an adventure to rescue the big brother and heir to the throne of Wakanda, T'Challa.
Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O'Neill is a lesbian fairytale that also highlights what an emotionally abusive relationship with family is, gender equality, and how toxic masculinity hurts. pic.twitter.com/W2JhQWE0ip— Sailor Adelia * She / Her / They * (@BlightedStars) December 31, 2017
Katie O'Neill's book 'Princess Princess Ever After' has some beautiful illustrations, but it's the storyline that truly captures one's attention. It follows the story of two princesses, one trapped in a tower, and another who is there to rescue her. Their story of self-discovery is something that keeps the reader intrigued till the end.
Yaba Baker created a story about a princess who realizes that she doesn't look like the other royals at princess summer camp. At first, Princess Brianna tries to change the way she looks because she wants to look like all the other royals at camp. But the book ends with the young princess coming to the realization that her beauty is unique to her and that she doesn't need to look like anyone else to be a princess.
The Twelve Dancing Princesses (Hardcover) by Rachel Isadora - A magic cloak. A hidden passage. A secret underground world beyond imagining. Night after night, the princesses mysteriously wear out their shoes. Available Now to Order: https://t.co/pyTpcMunJN via @amazon pic.twitter.com/I4XXTLavNk— Classic Books & Media (@ClassicsMedia) November 3, 2018
This classic by the Brothers Grimm has been reimagined in an African setting by Rachel Isadora. The story follows 12 princesses who dance their shoes to pieces every night. The king is left baffled every morning when he sees their tattered shoes. So he promises a reward to the first person who finds out why.
The story of Cinderella has been reimagined in many different cultures. 'Cendrillon: A Carribean Cinderella' is a retelling of the classic fairytale in a lush, Carribean style. The book is peppered with unique French Creole words, which lends to its cultural uniqueness.