Alfreda the witch, living among the trolls, entertaining herself by casting vicious,petty spells.
Humgudgeon IX, Protector Extraordinary of Addlepate, amusing himself by causing plagues and burning towns.
Sigmund Snafflebrain the wizard, whose spells are brilliant...when he doesn't forget them.
Prince Andre of Alabaster-on-Gelasta, about to set off on his first dragon hunt...provided he can decide on a suitable wardrobe.
Princess Felicia, his sister, determined to ride with him because court life is so darned boring.
And the dragon,let's not forget the dragon... the terrible dragon of the Woebegone Wood. A pitiful little thing, she's really not a dragon at all. But Princes are inclined to slay first, ask questions later.
The contemporary comic fantasy writer, Craig Shaw Gardner calls this book, "wry and charming...manages to be half fairy tale and half musical comedy. Watch out for singing trolls."
I say: Pub. 1986. Cute, droll - and biting satire, the reader will find himself in this book, and, as gardner says, singing musical comedy songs.