KING OSLAFF OF NORTHFALIA - about 60, kind and conservative man, sometimes absent-minded and often confused.
PRINCE GUSTAV OF NORTHFALIA - an adventurous and outgoing young man, known throughout the kingdom for his courage.
LADY FAIRINGALE - a magical lady of indefinite age, gracious, warm, and sometimes mischevious.
ALAKAZAM - a young traveling jester who loves to sing and dance. A coward whose deepest wish is to perform magic.
GRIZELDA - a witch who is old, stern, serious, and anti-social, but not really malicious.
MATILDA - Grizelda's sister witch, plump, tidy, and delicate. Very friendly and impressed by royalty.
GOTHAR - a young giant who likes to boast of his power and accomplishments. A boy at heart.
PRINCESS PAULINA OF LIRA - a kind young woman who has both pride and temper.