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Not to be confused with Sophia Duleep Singh.

Princess Sophia Duleep Singh is a historical fiction book written by Sufiya Ahmed for the My Story series. It is the third new book in the series' third relaunch and fifty-sixth overall. The book was released on January 6, 2022. It was followed by Mary Prince by E. L. Norry.


"For my mum, Bibi, who chose England for my Girls' Rights"

Book description[]

""We wear no mask. We belong to every class... They have to choose between giving us freedom or giving us death."
It's 1908 and Princess Sophia, daughter of the last Maharaja of the Sikh Empire and goddaughter to Queen Victoria, is struggling to see where she fits in, and how she can contribute to society.
A chance encounter with a suffragette opens Sophia's eyes to women's inequality. Has Sophia found her purpose in life, and can she transport out of her pampered royal world into the heart of the battle to win the woman's right to vote?



Main article: List of Princess Sophia Duleep Singh characters


Main article: Sufiya Ahmed

Sufiya Ahmed is an Indian-British author whom writes for children. Her titles often explore history and topics related to her heritage. Princess Sophia Duleep Singh is her second book for My Story after Noor-un-Nissa Inayat Khan. Ahmed chose to write about Sophia since she felt their was a "gap of knowledge" on her among students as well as teachers. She also stated that she wished she had known of her when she was younger since it would have made a "huge difference in her sense of belonging [to Britain]."[2]




  • The cover of Princess Sophia Duleep Singh was illustrated by Euan Cook.


See also[]

My Story

The Hunger | Voyage on the Great Titanic | The Crystal Palace | Blitz | My Tudor Queen | Twentieth-Century Girl
The Great Plague | The '45 Rising | Civil War | Trafalgar | The Trenches | Battle of Britain | Mill Girl | Transported
Armada | Crimea | Bloody Tower | Indian Mutiny | Zulu War | Mayflower | Agincourt | Suffragette | Waterloo | Slave Girl
Flying Ace | Anne Boleyn and Me | D-Day | Victorian Workhouse | Spy Smuggler | Desert Danger | War Nurse
U-Boat Hunter | The Queen's Spies

1st relaunch

Princess of Egypt | Pompeii | Road to War | Roman Invasion | Viking Blood | Highway Girl | Sophie's Secret War
The Storm to Come | The Sweep's Boy | The Fall of the Blade | Pyramid of Secrets | Factory Girl | Dodger!
No Way Back | Wartime Princess | London Stories | Berlin Olympics | Lady Jane Grey | Nowhere to Run

2nd relaunch

Codename Céline

3rd relaunch

Noor-un-Nissa Inayat Khan | Ignatius Sancho | Princess Sophia Duleep Singh | Mary Prince

My Royal Story

Victoria | Anastasia | Cleopatra | Marie Antoinette | Elizabeth | Mary, Queen of Scots | Henry VIII's Wives

My True Story

What If They Find Us? | Hero at Dunkirk | Standing Alone | Give Us the Vote!

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