Day 5 – The Princess in Disguise

Speaking of beautiful dresses, this is another story that features the gowns gold like sunshine, silver as the moon and sparkling as the stars. The Princess in Disguise or Roughskin is the story of a princess who flees a marriage with her father, disguises herself as a dirty creature and ultimately wins a king of … Continue reading Day 5 – The Princess in Disguise

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Day 4 – The True Bride

We're back to the Grimms today. (East of the Sun, West of the Moon being a Scandinavian story and therefore not included in the Grimm Brothers' collection.) The True Bride is a story which I originally learned under a different title - The Linden Tree. (Some translations use lime tree instead of linden; they're the … Continue reading Day 4 – The True Bride