A new book about Princess Catharina-Amalia, the Princess of Orange, will be released in November 2021.

The Princess of Orange on her horse Mojito in June 2021. Photo: RVD – Martijn Beekman

According to a statement from the Royal House, writer, comedian and singer Claudia de Breij has written a personal book about the Princess of Orange ahead of her 18th birthday on Tuesday, 7 December 2021, based on conversations and her impressions of the heir to the throne.

The Princess opens up during the summer of 2021 about her education, her love for music and a visit to the Royal Stables to discuss her passion for horses and equestrian sports.

The Princess of Orange attempting a jump on Mojito. Photo: RVD – Martijn Beekman

The book, Amalia, is aimed to introduce readers to the heir to the Dutch throne, is published by Uitgeverij Pluim and is due for release in mid-November.

Amalia will also include some photos from the Princess’s private albums.

However, it is a tradition to produce books about the heirs to the throne ahead of their 18th birthday.

Renate Rubinstein published the book, Alexander, in 1985 about King Willem-Alexander and Portrait of Princess Beatrix was released in 1955 by Hella Haasse.

The Princess of Orange and author Claudia de Breij in the garden of Huis ten Bosch Palace, The Hague. Photo: RVD – HRH The Princess of Orange

About the Author

Claudia de Breij (born 13 March 1975) is a Dutch comedian, singer, show host and radio disk jockey who write books including Neem een geit‘ (Take a goat) and ‘Lang leve ons‘ (Long live us).

In 2010, Claudia won the Poelifinario Prize for Best Cabaret with Hete vrede (Hot Peace) and was awarded the Louis Davidring Prize in 2015.

She will be performing her show, Hier ben ik, this autumn at the Royal Theatre Carré in Amsterdam.

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