All Stories Tagged "industrious"

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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The Three Spinners

Written by Brothers Grimm

A girl obsessed with spinning is taken in by the queen and asked to spin three rooms full of yarn. Distressed, she acquires the help of three strange women and promises to invite them to her wedding when she marries the prince.

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