While the illustrations are not my favorite, I think this is a book worth owning and reading to your little princess! Gently, it sends the message that a true princess, a true daughter of the King, is one who thinks of others and who does her job cheerfully–while still acting as a charming story in its own right. This story will appeal to girls who are into princesses–it is simple enough to read to a fairly young child (age 3), but older girls will appreciate it, too. If you, like me, are seeking resources to combat the princess craze, then seek this book out. At the time of this review, it is cheapest on Christianbook.com (not amazon, like usual!).