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All my life I've always wanted to have one day for myself—not waking up with a pile of work on every shelf! With no hems in need of pressing, and no sleeves in disarray, no wedding gown with a thousand stitches to crochet, and no debt to pay!
~ Queen Erika.

Queen Erika (simply known as Erika) is the deuteragonist in the 2004 animated film, Barbie as The Princess and the Pauper, and is also the main protagonist of the PC version of the movie of the same name. She is a seamstress who was joined to working with others. Likewise, she also like singing for herself that was become a queen of Dulcinea, who discovered on the journey.

She is played by Barbie and voiced by Kelly Sheridan in Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper, and Anndi McAfee in the Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper PC game (as a playable character), and her singing voice is provided by Julie Stevens.


Erika is light skin and blue eyes. Erika's hair is slightly wavy and brown, her bangs are held back with a braid. Erika's main dress color is light blue. It has sleeves that go halfway down her arm, with a ribbon and white mesh. The bodice has crossed, pink ribbons down the middle and is blue on the outside. The skirt is blue with white and pink in the middle, with flowers on the white part. It was her only dress before being disguised as Princess Anneliese.

Erika wears a blonde wig to look like the princess and a gown with a mixture of colors. It's mainly blue, but has light pink accents. The trim around the bodice is gold and has white down the middle. The skirt is blue, white and yellow. When sleeping in the palace, she wore a pastel yellow nightdress with a white neckline. While singing "The Cat's Meow" to Wolfie, she wore a long pink dressing gown with ruffles at the neckline. Her hair is normal brown.

Erika's wedding gown is white and dark blue. It has blue stripes down the bodice and on the skirt. There is a white mesh on the top and the sleeves. The skirt has wavy folds on the bottom. Her veil has three blue roses on the top.


Erika was birth in the kingdom by above of the hill, who being is born at some instant with Anneliese. Although her family is liked Erika, who having know that they are considered to be a poor, no more want to taking care for her was fine. As dressmaker, Erika is often working with Madame Carp, the woman who made anger to chide her for make money as doing a job by her parents.

She grieved with worked then ignore Madame Carp's joyless, holding by himself to be a famous singer for nothing funk. By the time, Erika has keep on working for good as refund her parent's owing and got a freedom. When she is sang in town square, who heard by her loyal pet Wolfie. Collecting a money by herself, Erika meeting Anneliese, who listening to her singing.

The cunning Madame Carp arriving once again, let Erika to returning to work. But Erika did not do it, that was leave Madame Carp alone, she was happy dancing with Anneliese together. However, Anneliese is captured by Preminger, Nick and Nack and trapped in their house. King Dominick, a man who is originally to marry Anneliese, meet Erika for sensible.

One the way, Erika started to pretending as Anneliese who is being in love with Prince Julian. When she is bathing with Wolfie in the bathroom, the two making fun for look a there is sweet. Erika later captured by Preminger, proving that she is a fake Anneliese. Erika warned Preminger that does not kill Anneliese as a result when she is hates him at all, locked into the dungeon by Preminger's guards after Preminger is tried to marry Anneliese's mother, Queen Genevieve. She is saved by Dominick, Anneliese was still alive.

Genevieve thinking about that she discover Preminger's scheme, Erika and Dominick would stop Preminger by any possible. For the arresting of Preminger, Erika decieded to knocked down Nick and Nack with Anneliese, and Preminger is surrounded by Genevieve's guards. At last, Erika traveling the world and live show, whom now to married Dominick by get on.


Erika is loyal, strong, loving, and brave. She loves to sing around the world. She has a strong determination to pay off her parent's debt and be free of working for Madame Carp. While her braveness who has shows through when she agrees to pretend as Anneliese and when she escapes from the dungeon. During that time, she fell in love with King Dominick, who was about to marry the real princess. Erika is also has a sense of humor.


  • Erika is the first peasant Barbie to marry royalty and become royalty through marriage.


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