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More Lesser-Known Fairytales

The Fish and the Ring

http://www.authorama.com/english-fairy-tales-38.html

When a baron discovers that his son is fated to marry a lowly peasant girl, he does all he can to make sure it never happens. But the girl manages to evade his murderous schemes …

 

How the Hermit Helped Win the King’s Daughter

http://www.free-short-stories.org.uk/pink/lang-the-pink-fairy-book-how-hermit-helped-win-kings-daughter.htm

The king proclaims that anyone who can build a ship that can float on both land and sea will marry his daughter. Three brothers attempt the task, but only one succeeds.

 

The Wild Swans

http://www.shortkidstories.com/story/wild-swans/

Eleven princes are turned into swans by an evil queen, and their sister is chased out of the palace. The princess must undergo a torturous and dangerous task in order to free her brothers …

 

The Goose Girl

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/grimm089.html

A princess is betrothed to a foreign prince. But on the journey to the other kingdom, her chambermaid takes her place and forces the princess to become a goose girl.

 

The Buried Moon

http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/eng/meft/meft24.htm

The moon comes to earth to see the creatures that wander about when the moon is not shining. But when she becomes trapped there, evil starts happening again …

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