The Proper Princess Test is an amusing retelling of The Princess and the Pea. How did the princess manage to climb on top of all those mattresses? What did the prince think about marrying the princess? If you want to know what really happened read on! The Proper Princess Test is one of thirteen books that make up Independent Reading Level A, for children in Year 3/Primary 4. This phase of Cambridge Reading aims to extend children's experience of fiction and motivate them to enjoy reading. The Proper Princess Test provides children with a good introduction to the short story form and will help to improve their independence as readers. The comic use of already familiar material will appeal to children.