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.
Wendell the iguana's dreams are all nightmares and a Dream Wasp wants him as a host for her eggs--so, with Great-grandfather Dragonbreath's help, Danny the dragon and Suki the salamander enter Wendell's dreams to try and defeat the wasp.
Not only must Danny and Wendell trick-or-treat with skeptical classmate Christiana, school bully Big Eddy dares them to enter a haunted house on Halloween night, where they may have to sacrifice their candy to a ghost.
Danny Dragonbreath is excited about going to camp with his best friend Wendell and classmate Christiana even though his obnoxious, seven-year-old cousin Spencer is going too, but things change when Spencer finds a real jackalope.
When little twelve-year-old Molly arrives at Castle Hangnail to fill the vacancy for a wicked witch, the minions who dwell there have no choice but to give her the job, and at first it seems she'll be able to keep the castle open, but Molly has quite a few secrets that could cause trouble.
Nurk, a sort-of brave shrew, packs up a few pairs of clean socks and sails off on an accidental adventure, guided by wisdom found in the journal of his famously brave and fierce grandmother, Lady Surka the warrior shrew.