Prince William and Kate Middleton share gorgeous new photos of Princess Charlotte ahead of her first birthday
Proud parents The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have shared never before seen photographs of Princess Charlotte ahead of her first birthday on Monday.
The images of the royal tot were shared with the public this morning by Kensington Palace.
In the images of the chubby-cheeked beauty were taken by her mum Kate Middleton in April at their home in Norfolk.
A statement posted to Kensington Palace's social media accounts said:"The Duke and Duchess are delighted to share new photographs of Princess Charlotte. The Duchess took these pictures of her daughter in April at their home in Norfolk.
"The Duke and Duchess are happy to be able to share these family moments, ahead of their daughter's first birthday. We hope that everyone enjoys these lovely photos as much as we do."
In the images, Princess Charlotte can be seen running around the garden in a pink dress and collared-cardigan, her hair pinned back with a pink bow. The royal baby dons a blue and white dress and a white cardigan in other photos taken in her family home.
Princess Charlotte Diana Elizabeth was first introduced to the public on the day she was born, May 2, 2015. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been generous with the images they have shared with the public of Princess Charlotte throughout the year including pictures from her Christening, photos with her older brother Prince George and snaps of the baby from a royal skiing trip.