Trio of new Princess Charlotte photos released to celebrate fourth birthday

Three new photos of Charlotte have been released to mark her fourth birthday [Photo: The Duchess of Cambridge]

Princess Charlotte looks all grown-up in a trio of photos released to celebrate her fourth birthday on May 2.

The Duchess of Cambridge, 37, once again went behind the lens to capture three shots of her daughter, taken in April at Kensington Palace and at their Norfolk home Anmer Hall.

The last official photos taken of Charlotte were for the Cambridges' Christmas card and the little princess looks like she's grown even taller since then.

Charlotte smiles at the camera as she confidently sits on a fence within the grounds of her parents' Norfolk abode.

She wears a grey button-up cardigan over a blue, purple and cream tartan skirt. It looks to be the same style as the Amaia Kids 'Yarrow' one she wore when the Cambridges had a family day out with the Tindalls, at the Burnham horse trials in Norfolk during the Easter holidays.

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In a photograph released to celebrate her fourth birthday, the young princess sported a very fashionable plaid skirt.

This undated photo provided by Kensington Palace on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, and taken by Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, shows Princess Charlotte at their home in Norfolk, England, to mark her fourth birthday on Thursday. (Duchess of Cambridge/Kensington Palace via AP)
This undated photo provided by Kensington Palace on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, and taken by Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, shows Princess Charlotte at their home in Norfolk, England, to mark her fourth birthday on Thursday. (Duchess of Cambridge/Kensington Palace via AP)
File photo dated 29/09/16 of the Duchess of Cambridge with her children Prince George and Princess Charlotte at a children's party for Military families at Government House in Victoria during the Royal Tour of Canada.
File photo dated 10/06/2018 of The Duchess of Cambridge (left) with Prince George and Princess Charlotte. The Duchess has spoken of the joy of being a mother to her three children.
File photo dated 09/07/18 of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. The Duchess has spoken of the joy of being a mother to her three children.
File photo dated 12/10/18 of Princess Charlotte and Prince George, part of a gaggle of royal youngsters who will be waiting to welcome the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's baby to their gang.
File photo dated 19/05/18 of Princess Charlotte and the Duke of Cambridge leaving St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle after the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Catherine Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte watch on as Prince William Duke of Cambridge plays Polo at the Gloucestershire Festival of Polo, the Beaufort Club, . Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS
Princess Charlotte watches on as Prince William Duke of Cambridge plays Polo at the Gloucestershire Festival of Polo, the Beaufort Club, . Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS
File photo dated 10/06/18 of the Duchess of Cambridge (left) with Prince George and Princess Charlotte, as her husband the Duke of Cambridge takes part in the Maserati Royal Charity Polo Trophy at the Beaufort Polo Club, Downfarm House, Westonbirt, Tetbury.
Prince William Duke of Cambridge, Catherine Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Savannah Philips as the children steal the show during Trooping the Colour ceremony, marking the monarch's official birthday, in London. (Photo by DPPA/Sipa USA)
File photo dated 09/06/18 of the Duchess of Cambridge supporting Princess Charlotte on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, in central London, following the Trooping the Colour ceremony at Horse Guards Parade as the Queen celebrated her official birthday.
File photo dated 12/10/18 of bridesmaids and page boys, including Prince George and Princess Charlotte, waving as they leave after the royal wedding of Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.
File photo dated 23/04/18 of Prince George and Princess Charlotte arriving at the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London, following the birth of their younger brother, Prince Louis.
File photo dated 10/06/18 of Princess Charlotte playing as her father, the Duke of Cambridge, takes part in the Maserati Royal Charity Polo Trophy at the Beaufort Polo Club, Downfarm House, Westonbirt, Tetbury.
File photo dated 19/05/18 of Prince George and Princess Charlotte at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
File photo dated 12/10/18 of Princess Charlotte and Prince George leaving the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.
File photo dated 12/10/18 of bridesmaids and page boys, including Prince George and Princess Charlotte, arriving for the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.
File photo dated 12/10/18 of Princess Charlotte waving on the steps of St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle after the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank.
File photo dated 09/07/18 of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis after Prince Louis's christening at the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London.
File photo dated 09/06/18 of (left to right) The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with Princess Charlotte (bottom right), Savannah Phillips, Prince George and Isla Phillips on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, in central London, following the Trooping the Colour.
The bridesmaids and page boys, including Savannah Phillips (top), Prince George and Princess Charlotte (bottom left), arrive for the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday October 12, 2018. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Flower Girls Princess Charlotte (left) and Theodora Williams wave to the crowds following the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.
Princess Charlotte and Prince George leave the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.
Princess Charlotte arrives for the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.
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In another shot, taken in the same sitting, Charlotte grins as she holds out a daffodil for her mum.

While she always wore a bow in her hair as a toddler, Charlotte's hair is swept back in a neat ponytail as she plays outside.

In the third image taken within the grounds of their London residence Kensington Palace, the birthday girl poses for mum Kate, looking straight at the camera, with her hands on her knees.

The Cambridges' middle child has always seem more confident in public than her big brother George, five. She's shown signs early on that she's perfected her royal wave, as she made her way into the Lindo Wing with George and father William last April to meet her new baby brother Louis.

Kate has swapped Charlotte's country casual attire for one of the youngster's signature floral blue smock dresses with a peter pan collar - a £70 Betsy dress at Trotters.

She wears it with a pair of £26 laceless navy blue pumps (also from Trotters) and a matching bow in her locks.

Charlotte Elizabeth Diana was born on May 2, 2015 at 08:34am at the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington.

She currently attends Willcocks Nursery School and is due to start school in September.

- This article first appeared on Yahoo

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