Book List: Frog Prince Retellings

As you might know by now, my favorite subgenre is fairytale retellings. But you know what? I’ve just realized I’ve never read a retelling of the Frog Prince. So pucker up: here are some books you might like if you want an amphibian royal.

  • The Frog Princess by E. D. Baker

Genre: Fantasy

Average Goodreads Rating: 3.84

Princess Emma is not the perfect princess. She is clumsy and loud and doesn’t like Prince Jorge whom she is arranged to marry. But her troubles go from bad to worse when she turns into a frog by kissing another frog! Thus begins the quest to find her human form.

  • Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier

Genre: YA Fantasy

Average Goodreads Rating: 4.10

Five daughters live in Piscul Draculi in the Transylvanian woods. Jena, the second eldest, spends her time exploring the woods with her frog companion. And sometimes the girls escape through a magical portal where they can go to a ball and dance all night. But then their father falls ill and their cousin Cesar comes up to help and Jena suspects he has dark motives. Plus, her sister has fallen in love with a dark creature of the other kingdom.

  • Frogged by Vivian Vande Velde

Genre: Middle Grade Fairy Tale

Average Goodreads Rating: 3.62

Princess Imogene skips her homework to play at the pond. There she meets a talking frog who claims to be a prince. She kisses him to reverse the spell only to be turned into a frog herself. She goes on a hunt to get a kiss to turn back when she is kidnapped by a theatre company. Is all lost for Imogene?

  • Enchanted by Alethea Kontis

Genre: YA Fantasy Romance

Average Goodreads Rating: 3.73

Sunday is the lonely youngest daughter of seven. She finds solace in writing stories that magically end up coming true. When Sunday meets a magical frog, he asks about her stories and they develop a friendship. One night Sunday kisses her frog goodbye, not realizing he transformed back into Prince of Arriland, a name her family despises. But he is determined to make her fall in love with him.

  • Water Song by Suzanne Weyn

Genre: YA Fantasy Romance

Average Goodreads Rating: 3.77

Despite the war abroad, Emma lives a comfortable life. She and her mother leave their home in Britain to their family estate in Belgium, never dreaming the war could affect them there. Soon Emma is surrounded by war, alone. Enemy troops capture her estate with no hope of her escape. With focus on survival, she doesn’t even think of love. But love can find us when we least expect it.

By myadventure2017

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