The princess knight
by Cornelia Caroline Funke
illus. by Kerstin Meyer
trans. by Anthea Bell
New York : Chicken House, 2004, ©2001.
 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 29 cm.
ISBN: 0439536308 ; 9780439536301 ; 0439678528 ; 9780439678520
Summary: Violetta is a little princess who wants to be as good a knight as her big brothers. At night she slips into the woods and secretly trains to become the cleverest, bravest knight in the land. Her kingly father holds a big tournament in her honor. Will she be ready to fight in it?