Mia, the (utterly irresistible) royal rascal: Angelic blonde hair, blue eyes and chubby cheeks, but photos show she's a bit of a handful
Even the usually inscrutable Princess Anne is clearly delighted by her granddaughter, who lives on Anne’s Gatcombe Park estate in Gloucestershire — close enough for regular babysitting stints.
And, as these charming photos show, Anne must have her hands full . . .
Good enough to eat: Mia, with chubby knees and wearing a natty sun hat, bites into a juicy apple
I love you, granny: Mia hugs a relaxed and happy Princess Anne’s leg as they take a break from watching mum Zara in action at the Gatcombe Horse Trials last autumn
Winter warmer: Mum Zara Phillips and Mia, all wrapped up against the January chill, cuddle close as they watch a point-to-point
There’s my girl! We don’t often see the Princess Royal beaming with unrestrained joy — but who could possibly stay po-faced when you are blessed with a gorgeous little granddaughter like Mia?
What fun: Squealing with delight, Mia is upended by Tim Laurence and her aunty Autumn Phillips
What does this do? Mia is pictured mischievously investigating a mobile electrical supply
Cheeky: Mia pokes her tongue out as she is carried by dad Mike as they watch Zara compete in the dressage phase of the Gatcombe Horse Trials
Got the message: That T-shirt says it all. Who could disagree? Mia Tindall wears a 'Super Cute' T Shirt as she watches mother Zara Tindall compete in the Badminton Horse Trials in Badminton, Gloucestershire
Mia Tindall with polo stick and Autumn and Isla Phillips. They are with the Duchess of Cambridge, Zara Phillips and Prince George to watch Prince William and Prince Harry play at Festival of Polo at the Beaufort Polo Club, Gloucestershire
Perfect pose: Mia holds on tight to great-granny’s handbag in a formal portrait for the Queen’s 90th