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Our Lady’s Child

Written by Brothers Grimm

A girl is brought to heaven by the Virgin Mary and allowed to explore. She disobeys the virgin and as punishment is sent back to earth to live a miserable life. She is found by a king, who marries her and her disobedience is again tested.

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Mother Holle (Frau Holle)

Written by Brothers Grimm

A young girl is transported into the earth where lives Mother Holle. She helps Mother Holle clean her house and is rewarded for doing her chores well. The girl’s step-sister is also transported to Mother Holle, but because of her laziness is rewarded very differently.

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Allerleirauh

Written by Brothers Grimm

Classic fairytale story of a king’s whose wife dies and his quest to find a new queen as beautiful as the first. Trouble arises when the kings sets out to marry his daughter! She doesn’t wish to marry her daughter and instead runs away from the kingdom, in disguise.

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