Unlike Dear America, which focused only on girls living in America, The Royal Diaries featured girls of royalty from around the world. The series has covered several well known historical figures, such as Cleopatra VII, Marie Antoinette, Anastasia, and Elizabeth I, as well as the lesser known, Lady of Ch'iao Kuo, Sondok, Anacaona, and Nzingha.
The series was also published in Spain as Diarias de Reinas y Princesas by Salamandra and in Poland as Pamiętniki Księżniczek by Świat Książki. Several of books were republished in Mon Histoire and the My Story spin-off, My Royal Story.
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- Main article: The Royal Diaries (films)
In 2000, three books in The Royal Diaries, Elizabeth I: Red Rose of the House of Tudor, Isabel: Jewel of Castilla, and Cleopatra VII: Daughter of the Nile, were made into television films and aired on HBO. They were released on video cassette and later on DVD in 2008.