‘Finally! An engaging fiction series for girls that shows them there is more to life than wearing a tiara.’ – Mia Freedman

The Anti-Princess Club is a five-book series for kids, written by Samantha Turnbull, illustrated by Sarah Davis and published by Allen & Unwin

The series follows the lives of 10-year-old best friends: Emily Martin, Bella Singh, Grace Bennett and Chloe Karalis.

The girls thumb their noses at helpless fairytale princesses who wait all their lives to be rescued by a prince.

When Emily’s mum enters her in a beauty pageant, it’s their call to action.

Sick of being treated like damsels in distress, Emily, Bella, Grace and Chloe form The Anti-Princess Club with the motto: ‘we don’t need rescuing.’