Oct 31, 2018
By Kelby Clark
Christine Ricci, creator of ‘Nella the Princess Knight,’ avoids gender stereotypes in the series.
The idea for "Nella the Princess Knight" hit Christine Ricci while she was watching her own young children play sports.
Ricci often witnessed young girls swapping their princess dresses and sparkly shoes for shorts, t-shirts, and muddy cleats as they arrived at the soccer field. Ricci says, “although the girls had to cover their earrings and tie up their hair in order to compete, they would often add a sparkly bow to their ponytail before they went out to play like a warrior!”