Princess Rachel ventures forth to deal with dragons, witches, fairies and the infamous "Shadow Monster." Along the way she is "assisted" by Oscar (The Wonder Pig), and her friend the (usually) clueless Wizard Tim.The stories in this volume are:Smoke in the Valley -- Princess Rachel must chase a dragon out of the valley, with the help of the always hapless Wizard Tim.Goblin Surprise -- Oscar (Rachel's pet pig) gets mistaken for a unicorn by two goblins, who are determined to get him to grant their wish. After a lot of confusion, and rejected wishes, someone does get what they deserve.Cat Claws -- The master bug trapper, Princess Rachel gets trapped herself and has to figure out a way to not be eaten by a cat.Fairy Trouble -- Rachel makes a promise to help a fairy in return for some skates, but then Rachel doesn't follow through, and she suffers the consequences.The Toy Fairy --What happens when your spoiled brat wants a new dolly every day? Get her the Toy Fairy -- she'll cure toy greed.Rachel and the Witch -- Uh, oh. Rachel ends up in the stew pot of a witch. How is she going to save herself now?The Shadow Monster -- While hiking with mom, dad and Tim, the Shadow Monster captures Mom and Dad, and it is left to Rachel and Tim to save them. But when the monster gets Tim too, who will save Rachel?