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The Dragon Princess (The Tales of the Frog Princess #6)

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Meet Millie, the charming but somewhat cursed daughter of Princess Emma and Prince Eadric. Why cursed? You see, every time Millie gets mad (and she gets mad a little too often) she turns into a dragon. And not a cute little pink dragon either. She is a full-on, green-scaled, huge-winged, fire-breathing dragon. Enough to scare the petticoats off her own friends, family…and ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published October 28th 2008 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens
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Emily
Dec 14, 2008 Emily marked it as to-read
Princess Emarelda and Prince Eadric, have a daughter, Millie, named after Emma's long ago ansestor. Whenever Millie gets mad, she turns into a dragon. Scary huh?
Anny
Nov 02, 2009 Anny rated it it was amazing
This book is hilarious! A princess that turns into a dragon if she gets angry. She goes on an adventure to solve her issue on getting mad. Will she find whats she looking for???

On the adventure she has to deal with trolls and monsters. They meet with a witch that lives in a cave that's ice cold. She also meets with a dragon... a guy dragon. His parents were kidnapped by the witch that is now giving a shelter to the Dragon Princess.

WOW! What will happen next???
Meg McGregor
Jun 17, 2016 Meg McGregor rated it really liked it
This is the continuation of The Frog Princess series although Eadric and Emma only have small roles in this story.

This story focuses on their daughter, Milly, who is half dragon and when she is angry, the dragon side of her comes out -- literally. It is also the story of her cousin, Francis who is the son of Haywood and Grassina and Zoe - the daughter of Lil and Garek, the Prince of the Vampires.

I enjoyed this story as Milly went to visit the Blue Witch to find out if there is a way she can cont
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Kate
Aug 24, 2009 Kate rated it it was amazing
I was actually writing a story called Return of the Dragon Princess but I found out there was already a book called The Dragon Princess so I seeked that book out while I was in America. You wouldn't believe how impressed I was with it! I loved it to bits and I kept on reading the book (especially Chapter 14 onwards) because it was so good. I liked the plot and the romance in there, I already told my mum that I want the next book desperately and that I will suicide if I don't get it. (I didn't me ...more
Sarah
Apr 14, 2010 Sarah rated it liked it
This was not as strong as the original series. Perhaps because this is the first in the new series about Emma and Eadric's daughter it spent too much time weakly establishing characters and not providing a very good quest/journey/task the the previous books did. I will definitely read the next one because I like the secondary characters very much. I would have liked a little more involvement of Emma and Eadric since those are the characters that kept me reading.
Sella Malin
Jun 10, 2009 Sella Malin rated it it was amazing
I loved this one!! It was so cool to see the new generation, and to see the kids of all my favorite characters in the series ... I love Millie, she's awesome. I think it's so cool how Emma named her after her old friend Millie ... I thought the romance in this one was really sweet and unique. Once Upon a Curse and The Salamander Spell are still my favorites, but this is my third-favorite! :D
J.D.Staton
Nov 19, 2015 J.D.Staton rated it really liked it
This book in The Tales Of The Frog Princess book series is one of the best ones written (apart from the first two), in my opinion (and definitely a huge improvement over the previous one). I'm not at all sure what the author's intention was (in terms of literary imagery) in making Millie unable to control her "dragon-side" vs controlling her "human-side". Since the "dragon" aspects of her tended to show up only when she was seriously stressed and/or angry about a topic, perhaps "dragons" and/or ...more
Holly
The Dragon Princess is a story about a girl named Millie trying to control her emotions. I enjoyed the adventure she ends up on and her unique friends. The story was a little slow in some parts and a very sensitive reader might be put off by some of the challenges Millie and her friends try to overcome. Overall the story is appropriate for older elementary school readers and older. I was annoyed that Millie's biggest complaint about her problem was that it interferes with her effort to find some ...more
Stephanie
Jan 30, 2015 Stephanie rated it it was amazing
Baker's done it again. I really enjoyed this book even though it wasn't as good as the first 4 books :)
Ellie K
Apr 27, 2014 Ellie K rated it it was ok
The theme of this book is that even what seems like a horrible trait can have some good in it, and to not judge a book by its cover. I thought it was really cool that the characters in this book were the children of the characters in the past ones. I didn't like the characters quite as much, though. They made the past characters seem old, which I didn't like. It was a great plot, but I didn't love the way the characters turned out. Still, I really enjoyed the reading about the next generation an ...more
QNPoohBear
This installment of The Tales of the Frog Princess continues the story of Emma and Eadric fifteen years after we last saw them. This time, the unconventional heroine is their daughter, Millie. At 15, is a typical teen, she loves hanging out with her friends and believing her parents don't understand her. She is desperate to find a husband but keeps scaring off her suitors due to the unfortunate tendency to turn into a dragon whenever she loses her temper! When Millie does the unthinkable and sho ...more
Bakeshow
Apr 04, 2009 Bakeshow rated it it was ok
I think so far of the Frog Princess series this is my least favorite book. It jumps around a lot and doesn't explain things very well. I found myself losing interest quickly, and the only raeson I finished was because I hate leaving a book half done- which is exactly how this book feels to me. It's not finished. I am sure there is going to be another one- because nothing was really resolved. I think she should have waited and just released it all as one big book.

I felt that solutions came too ea
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Miss Clark
Not as much fun as the Frog Princess, but this continuation of the series, focusing on the troubles of Millie, Emma and Eadric's daughter, is still very enjoyable. Fans of the series will enjoy, as will many new ones.

As a result of Emma spending so much time as a dragon, Millie is born with the ability to become a dragon as well. Only she cannot control the change. Whenever she gets very angry she switches, and only once she has calmed down again can she change back into her human form. This of
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Kimberly Fields
The Dragon Princess was another fun addition to the Frog Princess series. I enjoyed it, although I did wish it would have spent more time on Millie learning to control her transformations. That seemed to come together a little too fast. Overall, though, it was a fun, light read.
Kerri
Dec 24, 2014 Kerri rated it it was ok
It was kind of fun being back with Eadric and Emma, though they are a lot different now. Millie seemed really spoiled at first but she grew on me. Fun characters, fun ties to the previous books, fun adventure. Yep.
Emm
Mar 02, 2016 Emm rated it it was amazing
Love it!!! I have read it three times!!! I love E.D. Baker! I keep on telling my school librarian that we need her books at our school! If you ever see it in your own library, read it!!! It is SO worth it!!!
Caroline
Jun 18, 2014 Caroline rated it it was amazing
i thought this book had some really funny parts but also some serious parts. it was not the best book i ever read but it was still it was a good book. i can not what to see what Millie and the other dragon is going to do.
Cara
May 30, 2009 Cara rated it really liked it
This book picks up after book 4 (not back in time like some of the others) and the main focus of this one is Millie. Millie is the daughter of Emma and Eadric, and she has some magic in her too. Unfortunately, hers only comes out when she's angry. When she's upset or angry she turns into a dragon. She loves being a dragon, but she doesn't like the fact that she can't control it. She seeks out the advice of a witch after she has an outburst at her own birthday party. She is told to seek out the B ...more
Victoria Griffith
Jan 16, 2015 Victoria Griffith rated it it was ok
I admired the first book in this series, but I find this one dull as dishwater and confusing. My seven-year-old seems okay with it, though.
Angela
Jun 06, 2011 Angela rated it liked it
This still enjoy this series although this jump to the next generation--Emma and Eadric's daughter Millie, is a little abrupt and the characters not quite as satisfying. I'm hoping that we're not going to be retelling the same story with a new set of players--the first few entries in the series were so fresh and fun! Katherine Kellgren is one of my favorite narrators but I had to say that in this volume she was not successful at differentiating the voices of Millie and Zoe and I thought that Ald ...more
Babù
Feb 14, 2014 Babù rated it really liked it
E' stato molto bello... lo devo ammettere, molto simile al primo a dire il vero. Non dò 5 stelle perchè non mi è piaciuto un particolare nel finale. Per il resto è stato bello.
Megan Marvel
Aug 20, 2015 Megan Marvel rated it really liked it
A neat adventure; felt almost like an H.C. Andersen story. Princesses, knights, dragons, magic, what more could a middle school reader want?!
Cball
Aug 19, 2011 Cball rated it liked it
Recommends it for: tween girls
Shelves: tweens, fantasy, audio, 2011
Oh dear god. This cd finally ended. The only reason why it got a 3 is because the younger set *loved* it. Some children's books should be read by adults. Some should not. But. E.D. Baker has captured the target audience with this series.

Milly is a princess who, when angry, becomes a dragon. Can she control it? Only with help. Thus she begins an adventure with her cousin, best friend (who also can turn into a bat) and a 2 headed ogre as they search for wisdom in the snowy North.

My 7 year old ador
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Sophia W
May 04, 2015 Sophia W rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Wow! Amazing! I love the relationships and the dragons in this book. I think the characters are really well developed. I cannot wait to read the next book! I already wish their was more about Millie and Audun!
Jennifer Lynn
Jan 20, 2015 Jennifer Lynn rated it liked it
Shelves: 2015
These books are just too cute. I think that she just writes some fun fairytale reads.
Manny
Dec 22, 2014 Manny rated it it was amazing
This story is just too cute! A must read for anyone who's into dragons!
Keilah Granito
May 16, 2015 Keilah Granito rated it it was amazing
I think this was a great book that brought new characters and old.
Amy Lou
Jan 05, 2015 Amy Lou rated it it was amazing
It was a great book! Can't wait to get my hands on the next one!
Klara Oh
Jun 29, 2016 Klara Oh rated it really liked it
Another one of my favorite authors...
ShakespeareandBlueRoses
I loved the original series, with clumsy princess Emma and less-than-charming prince Eadric, but after "The Salamander's Spell" I just couldn't get into it. It feels odd to me reading about Emma from a perspective other than hers. So while I think this book was just as well written and equally magical compared to its predecessors, I'm going to good-naturedly pretend that this book and the ones that follow were never written. I am perfectly content to leave Emma where she was at the end of "No Pl ...more
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E.D. Baker (Elizabeth Dawson Baker) made her international debut in 2002 with The Frog Princess, which was a Texas Lone Star Reading List Book, A Book Sense Children's Pick, a Florida's Sunshine State Readers List pick & a 2006 Sasquatch Book Award nominee. The Princess and the Frog, is loosely based on this novel.

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Other Books in the Series

The Tales of the Frog Princess (8 books)
  • The Frog Princess (Tales of the Frog Princess, #1)
  • Dragon's Breath (Tales of the Frog Princess, #2)
  • Once Upon a Curse (Tales of the Frog Princess, #3)
  • No Place for Magic (The Tales of the Frog Princess, #4)
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