Harriet Hamsterbone is trying to be the perfect princess, but life at the royal palace is dull. When she learns from her parents that she is cursed to prick her finger on a hamster wheel at the age of twelve and fall into a deep slumber, Harriet believes she is invincible until that age and sets off on an adventure with her friend Mumfrey the quail. However, when things go wrong at home, she must find a prince to help her set things right.
Danny Dragonbreath and his friend Wendell get an up-close underwater tour of the Sargasso Sea from Danny's sea-serpent cousin, encountering giant squid and mako sharks--and learn about standing up to bullies in the process.
"When a fairy godmouse forces Whiskerella to wear glass slippers and attend balls night after night in search of a happily ever after, it's up to Princess Harriet Hamsterbone to break the spell and save the day"--