Princess Daisy and the dragon (and the nincompoop knights)


A terrible noise is heard in the fairy tale kingdom. It doesn’t seem like the Nincompoop Knights can help! Only brave Princess Daisy knows how to solve this problem.


This book revises the stereotypical fairy tale where a princess must be saved by inverting the narrative action. The book’s humour prevents it from being a heavy-handed reversal of typical fairy tales, and instead shows that girls (and princesses) can be as brave as anyone.

Edited by: Centre for Children’s Literature and Culture Studies (Ireland)

Author(s): Lenton, Steven

Illustrator(s): Lenton, Steven

Publisher: Nosy Crow

City: London

Year: 2015

Pages: 32

ISBN: 9780857632883

Age Range: 6 - 10

Language: EN

Original Language: EN

Keywords: Empowerment, Positive role model, Princess/prince, Rewriting

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