Dressed for the occasion in her best princess outfit, 4-year-old Shona Ritchie waited hours for the chance to ask her prince for a kiss, but pulled back when William tried to oblige her.
Here's the GIF, via US Weekly.
"When she finally plucked up the courage to ask him, she got really shy and pulled away," Ritchie's mother Karen told the Daily Mail.
"Aw. Next time, Shona. Next time," Prince William said after the royal snub.
Shona also had a flower reserved for William's pregnant wife, Kate Middleton, who gratefully accepted the offering.
"She said Shona looked very pretty and asked her if she had picked the flower from her garden, but Shona told her she got it from my vase in the house and she thought that was very funny," Karen Ritchie said.