We find this book by Deborah Underwood a great mix of frills, fun and feistiness. I love that the heroine doesn't let her love of fancy dresses stop her from having adventures and getting messy.
Part-time Princess: Deborah Underwood, Cambria Evans: 9781423124856: Amazon.com: Books
Part-time Princess [Deborah Underwood, Cambria Evans] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. At night, a normal little girl imagines she is a princess, but not just a princess who wears pretty gowns and goes to balls. She also gets to fight dragons and tame trolls. But one morning she wakes up and begins to think maybe her royal adventures aren't so imaginary after all... From the best-selling author of <EM>The Quiet Book</EM>