Tales of the Wide-Awake Princess

4 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 329 ratings

The Wide-Awake Princess Publisher's Summary

In this stand-alone fairy tale, Princess Annie is the younger sister to Gwen, the princess destined to be Sleeping Beauty. When Gwennie pricks her finger and the whole castle falls asleep, only Annie is awake, and only Annie-blessed (or cursed?) with being impervious to magic - can venture out beyond the rose-covered hedge for help. She must find Gwen's true love to kiss her awake. But who is her true love? The irritating Digby? The happy-go-lucky Prince Andreas, who is holding a contest to find his bride? The conniving Clarence, whose sinister motives couldn't possibly spell true love? Joined by one of her father's guards, Liam, who happened to be out of the castle when the sleeping spell struck, Annie travels through a fairy tale land populated with characters both familiar and new as she tries to fix her sister and her family - and perhaps even find a true love of her own.

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  • Book 1

    • The Wide-Awake Princess

    • By: E.D. Baker
    • Narrated by: Emily Bauer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111

    In this stand-alone fairy tale, Princess Annie is the younger sister to Gwen, the princess destined to be Sleeping Beauty. When Gwennie pricks her finger and the whole castle falls asleep, only Annie is awake, and only Annie-blessed (or cursed?) with being impervious to magic - can venture out beyond the rose-covered hedge for help. She must find Gwen's true love to kiss her awake. But who is her true love? The irritating Digby? The happy-go-lucky Prince Andreas, who is holding a contest to find his bride?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • review by 10 year old AWESOME

    • By T. R. Humperdink on 01-11-17

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 2

    • Unlocking the Spell

    • A Tale of the Wide-Awake Princess
    • By: E.D. Baker
    • Narrated by: Emily Bauer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Now that Annie has helped her sister Gwendolyn (a.k.a. Sleeping Beauty) wake up from the 100-year curse by finding her beloved prince, you would think that things would get back to normal. Think again! That beloved prince, Beldegard, is stuck in the body of a bear and the only way that Annie can be free of the two irritating lovebirds is to help - by finding the evil dwarf who cast the spell. Luckily, Annie has assistance from handsome prince Liam, and she has many tricks up her non-magical sleeve...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • EVEN MORE EPIC THAN THE FIRST BOOK!

    • By B Best on 11-08-17

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 3

    • The Bravest Princess

    • A Tale of the Wide-Awake Princess
    • By: E.D. Baker
    • Narrated by: Emily Bauer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 58

    Sleeping Beauty's younger, non-magical sister, Annie, still can't rest while trouble in the kingdom threatens her good friend, Snow White. Snow White's evil stepmother has disappeared, and her father wants her married off right away - but who should she choose? How can she tell which prince is best? It's Annie and her good friend Liam to the rescue! A hilarious and fantastical romp through a fairy tale landscape from beloved author E. D. Baker.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book was freaking epic!!!

    • By B Best on 11-20-17

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 4

    • Princess in Disguise

    • By: E.D. Baker
    • Narrated by: Emily Bauer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 53

    With the help of family and friends, Annie and Liam's wedding day looks as if it's going to be perfect until everything starts to go wrong. Liam's father doesn't show up, nor do the magic-wielding guests. Members of the wedding party come down with strange afflictions, Annie's gown is ruined, a storm floods the castle grounds, and an unknown king lays siege to the castle. Queen Karolina decides that they need the help of her fairy godmother, Moonbeam, but a pea-soup fog keeps the messengers from leaving.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mommy-daughter time!

    • By Duncan's on 04-14-18

    Regular price: $19.95