The story tells of a prince who wants to marry a princess, but is having difficulty finding a suitable wife. One stormy night a young woman drenched with rain seeks shelter in the prince's castle. She claims to be a princess, so the prince's mother decides to test their unexpected guest by placing a pea in the bed she is offered for the night. The Princess and The Pea is one of the twenty stories featured in this timeless collection of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen.
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Hans Christian Andersen (Author)
Hans Christian Andersen, a Danish author, fairy tale writer, and poet noted for his children's stories, including: The Snow Queen, The Little Mermaid, The Ugly Duckling, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Thumbelina, The Little Match Girl, The Ugly Duckli...