“The Princess and the Pea”

A Prince wants to marry, but only a real Princess. So he starts searching for the right one and it takes quite a while until she appears. Very unexpectedly she comes on the scene, standing in front of the palace doors and maintains that she’s one. But the Queen knows how to test her and so a pile of about 40 mattresses and a tiny pea should shed light on the issue…

Text: Hans Christian Andersen, Illustration: Stella Dreis. Thienemann Verlag/ Stuttgart/ 2009/ ISBN: 9783522435499