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Adventure books for 4 year old?

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TheGruffaloFish Tue 15-Dec-15 21:41:21

Can anyone suggest some books for my nearly 4 year old DD. Warrior princess theme (today she was climbing the wall bars in the gym to rescue a prince from a dragon!) or girl adventurer.

DontWorryBaby Tue 15-Dec-15 21:49:33

Zog - Julia Donaldson.

Only have boys myself so struggling to think of any others!

enderwoman Tue 15-Dec-15 21:52:53

The Paperbag princess

enderwoman Tue 15-Dec-15 21:53:22

Princess Smartypants

MajesticSeaFlapFlap Tue 15-Dec-15 21:54:03

Sir Charlie stinky socks

TheGruffaloFish Wed 16-Dec-15 12:50:12

Thanks! She has Zog, it was one of her favourites. She keeps asking me to read her Tintin and Asterix, but I told her she has to ask DH for those (they're in French)!

I have ordered the Paperbag princess, I hope she likes it.

schmalex Thu 17-Dec-15 07:22:00

How about The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton.
Also the Sir Charlie Stinkysocks books are good, although they have a male lead.

mrsmortis Thu 17-Dec-15 09:01:03

The Worst Princess, she spurns the prince and flies of with the dragon to have adventures...

Holstein Thu 17-Dec-15 09:15:17

Zita the space girl
Hilda and the troll
Missing by Jonathan Langley

Imfinehowareyou Thu 17-Dec-15 09:28:58

This Youtube reading of The Paperbag Princess is awesome. I used to play it to my class as a treat and they adored it. Probably because Robert Munsch says "bum" (American tramp) really loudly at the end blush

BlueChampagne Mon 04-Jan-16 13:22:25

Try her on Pippi Longstocking? And keep an eye out for Sophie and the Shadow Woods for the future.

merlinalison Mon 04-Jan-16 17:06:28

How about reading her "The Princess in the Tower Block" by Finbar O'Connor from the Puffin book of Stories for 7 year olds. I read it to my niece at 5 and she loved it."There was once a princess who was tired of being in fairytales and sick of being locked up in towers and waking up in a bed full of frogs claiming to be princes in disguise. Most of the princes she knew looked like frogs in disguise anyway."

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