Sofia has no clue about Cedric's evil plans and consider him a good friend, borrowing a spell from him to make her look like a good dancer after missing out a dance class thanks to Amber. Before the ball, Amber accidentally rips her dress, and stays in her room due to her embarrassment and her brother James berating her for her schemes. Madam Ubetcha helps Sofia find the travelling circus in Somerset Village with her crystal ball, and the princess with her animal companions go there immediately. After hitting down Wormwood and regaining the amulet, Amber comes clean to the fairies, who lift the spell. Combined with the stresses of royal life and fitting in to a new school, Sofia has to deal with her jealous stepsister Amber, who feels that her father loves Sofia over her. Mia and Robin attempt to cover as much ground as possible in the forest to look for the king and spread the word while Clover stays with Sofia for warmth and encouragement. In the end, Sofia lies that she was the one who broke the window instead, knowing that she had never seen the circus before and that's why she wouldn't miss it, allowing James and Amber to go to the Golden Wing Circus and have a good time.
With the help of from 's , now headmistresses at a school for royalty known as Royal Preparatory Academy, Sofia tries to adjust to royal life. Meanwhile, Amber is excited when she finds a star in the sky that no one else has discovered and she might get to name the star. On April 14, 2015, the series was renewed for a fourth season by , which released on April 28, 2017. Sofia passes with flying colours and thanks Cedric, who ultimately decides to steal the amulet. This backfires as Ruby and Jade feel that Sofia isn't accepting them for who they are, causing them to leave the castle in anger. Inclement weather forces the two to seek shelter in Sassafras's den.
She loses her ability to talk to and understand animals, and frantically searches for it. Stern August 5, 2015 2015-08-05 302 1. Higgins attempts to ask the princesses passing by for help, but most ignore her or apologise before rushing off. Knowing that this will surely clear everyone's doubts about his ability, Cedric confides in the princess about how King Roland's presence makes him nervous and messes up his spells. After a brief confrontation, Clover and Barley reconcile their differences. By the end of the day, Baileywick did not get to enjoy a single hour of his day off, much to the children's guilt.
. Sofia agrees to take Amber with her, and they meet an enthusiastic flying unicorn named Skye and Windwalkers who are Protectors of the Mystic Isles. They explain that on that night, the trolls had simply emerged up on land to admire the stars, and the banging of the clubs which was believed to be attack on the castle was actually their way of making music when they are happy. Further irritated, Amber asks Cedric to cast a magic spell that will give her and James separate birthdays so that she can celebrate the day all by herself in return for him not having to perform a magic show for the party. Sofia suggests her new friend Mandy partner with Amber, but then finding no partner for herself, forms a threesome with them to build a boat. She decides to start a Princess Adventure Club and invites the princesses to join except Amber, who was rude to her on her first day. Sofia takes off her amulet just for a moment to try on a new necklace in her room, and it is immediately stolen.
To top it off, two gnomes come to retrieve the Crown of Blossoms. After a failed attempt, Cedric prepares a flying machine to catch the thief, only for it to crash into the ballroom during the feast while chasing the thief. However, it proves tricky to maintain when three troublesome gargoyles run amok. During Amber's pink tea-party, Baileywick is called back to re-ice the cookies to Amber's taste. After both of them are rescued from a chasm by the trolls, King Roland understands the truth and listens to his daughter, removing the law and allowing the trolls to go up to the surface to see the stars. In despair, Sofia's amulet calls to help, who encourages her to talk to Cora because no one can do everything by themselves.
When he fails at impressing King Roland by messing up one of his spells, he manages to change Sofia back into human form after she accidentally knocks over a potion that turns her into a lizard. Higgins' cottage, magic transports Sofia to the venue of the princess test and reveals the Mrs. Meanwhile, Sir Oliver tries to ruin the event in revenge for his banishment. The library is filled with hundreds of unfinished books, and Sofia is the only one who can give each story a happy ending. Sofia encourages Desmond to have more courage and to not be frightened easily, and they manage to take the spellbook just as Miss Nettle arrives and tricks them into giving it to her.
Aside from turning from purple to pink, it now obeys her directly instead of needing permission from Elena. Stern March 27, 2015 2015-03-27 225 1. Jade is excited about this until she learns that it means leaving behind her other Dunwiddie friends, and she doesn't know how to tell Sofia that she no longer wants to go to Royal Prep. Together, they all have a good time, but Khaldune wins the Golden Chalice instead, and James vows to win next year. The royal family, who has witnessed all this, establishes contact with the mermaid royal family, restoring the friendship between merfolk and humans. Failing to become an elephant, Sofia becomes a raven by looking at Wormwood, learning she must see the animal.
At the stables, she befriends a mini purple horse named Minimus, who is looked down upon due to his small size and lack of wing power. As they return to the castle, Sofia declares that they will do all the activities they love to do together someday. But right before the recital, Garrick catches Hugo with Sofia, thinking he's feeling better, and takes him to hockey practice. Amber turns to making every bit of the birthday celebration cater to her own interests instead of both of theirs' while Sofia is left to pacify the playful and innocent baby James, which is no easy task considering he only connects with Amber. Sofia presents a gold-star certificate to him after getting one in her sorcery test.
After James accidentally eats all her goldenberry pancakes which were meant as Sofia's surprise for the both of them, he tries to cheer Amber up with their twin song, a song they made up as kids that would remind each other of the other's love and special bond. At the end of the tea party, everyone agrees that this has been the most charming tea party they have ever been to. So, she joins her merry band of do-gooders while pretending to be a normal village girl to prove Carol wrong. Her sudden cheerfulness and lovely voice during the presentation prompts the other royal students to also step up and make friends with her. This proves conflicting for Sofia as Sir Dax wants to scare all the people out and keep all the ghosts in. James, ridden with guilt, finally admits to his parents his deed, as well as Amber's involvement in it, leading the whole family to return to the castle.