Just for Girls - Featured Stories

Rumpelstilzchen (Rumpelstiltskin)

A miller’s daughter must spin straw to gold and promises her first child to a magical dwarf for help. She can keep the child if she guesses the dwarf’s name.

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Sleeping Beauty or “Little Briar Rose”

Written by Brothers Grimm

A beautiful princess is cursed to fall asleep for 100 years upon her 15th birthday. Many try to reach her behind her castle of thorns and briar patch while she sleeps, but fail. After the 100 years of sleep, she awakes to find the handsome prince, whom she marries and lives happily ever after.

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Beauty and the Beast

Written by Dinah Maria Mulock (Miss Mulock)

A humble merchant’s daughter goes to live with a hideous beast in order to save her father’s life. During her stay she becomes close to the creature and eventually the fall in love, breaking the beast’s curse and turning him back into a handsome prince.

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