Kensington Palace Releases New Photos of Princess Charlotte in Honor of Her First Birthday

The four photos were taken by Duchess Kate in April at their home in Norfolk.

The four new photos were taken by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge in April at their home in Norfolk.

"The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to be able to share four new photographs of Princess Charlotte," a Kensington Palace spokesman said in a statement. "The Duke and Duchess are very happy to be able to share these important family moments and hope that everyone enjoys these lovely photos as much as they do."

Princess Charlotte is shown walking, or nearly walking, in a couple of the photos.

She added, "I feel very, very lucky that George has got a little sister."

Prince William expressed his sentiments about his growing family shortly after Princess Charlotte's birth. “It has been fantastic and she has been a little joy of heaven," he said. "But at the same time, it is more responsibility, looking after two little ones, especially when George is around. He’s a little monkey"