Want to show your kids that Pocahontas wasn't actually a Disney princess? Get the gorgeous new book Pocahontas: Princess of the New World written by well-known children's biographer Kathleen Krull and illustrated by David Diaz. Krull explains that Pocahontas was a royal princess who was kind and compassionate, of course, and clever and fearless. Here is historical writing for the young at its best: full of facts and yet flowing in an exciting, storylike way. Diaz's illustrations are bright and brilliant, full of color and an energy all their own.