John is taken by his father to be raised by Count Fébus to learn to become a good page and a loyal squire.
Adventurous Guné becomes separated from her band. She meets a people who know how to talk.
Eleven-year-old Charlotte is servant to an aristocratic family at court. She finds out what sort of a marriage her young mistress must make.
Nadia is an adventurer who lives in Romania. She persuades her younger brother, Ion, to help find Dracula's tomb. The problem is, she has to hide her fear of vampires from him.
Maneck lives in a poor district of Mumbai. Although still a child, he has to work to help his mother feed the family. He dreams of getting an education and one day becoming his own boss.
Ayishah lives in the Sahara desert. She is a Tuareg. She loves the story of Tin Hinan, considered to be the mother of the Tuareg people. Ayishah ponders and wonders what she'll be when she grows up.
Editio comes from a tiny planet called Uto. He's able to travel through screens, and understands all languages. A trip to planet Earth will make him very happy.