E. D. Baker is the author of the Tales of the Frog Princess series, The Wide-Awake Princess series, The Fairy-Tale Matchmaker series, and many other delightful books for young readers, including Fairy Wings, Fairy Lies, and A Question of Magic. The Frog Princess was the inspiration for Disney's hit movie The Princess and the Frog. She lives with her family and their many animals in Maryland.
Lisa Manuzak is a concept artist, illustrator, and designer. Born and raised in Hawaii, she currently resides in upstate New York with her fiancï¿½, two fluffy cats, and many fish.
"A strong series opener for sensitive readers." - Kirkus Reviews
"With charming illustrations and short chapters, this new fantasy series will appeal to youngsters who enjoy fairy tales." - School Library Journal
"Romantic, suspenseful, and charming, it's no wonder this series has so many fans." - Storytime Hooligans on THE BRAVEST PRINCESS
"For parents who are hesitant about princess books, here's one that will introduce nuance and character to what is so often a disappointing genre." - Common Sense Media on THE BRAVEST PRINCESS
"Readers will delight in the twists the author makes to the familiar tales, seamlessly weaving them into the plot." - Kirkus Reviews on UNLOCKING THE SPELL
"A good example of a quest for girls who are seeking something light and fun." - Library Media Connection on UNLOCKING THE SPELL
"Annie is an enjoyable, independent, and undaunted character, who uses wits and skills rather than spells in her endeavors." - Booklist on THE WIDE-AWAKE PRINCESS
"Humorous. . . . This fractured fairy tale will be enjoyed by readers who like adventure with a touch of romance." - School Library Journal on THE WIDE-AWAKE PRINCESS