The Curse of the Seven Children by Thomas Frederick Crane audiobook

The Curse of the Seven Children

By Thomas Frederick Crane
Read by Cathy Dobson

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0.16 Hours Unabridged
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Thomas Frederick Crane (1844 – 1927) was an American folklorist. “The Curse of the Seven Children” is a fairy tale about a king and queen who already have six sons. When the seventh child is due, the king must travel away. He tells his wife that when the baby is born, she should hang a lance out of the window if it is a boy and a distaff if it is girl. Shortly after this the queen bears a daughter. But a mistake is made and a lance is hung out of the window. Desperate for a daughter, the king returns and curses his seven sons. When he realises his mistake it is already too late. Only the baby princess can save her brothers…

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Thomas Frederick Crane (1844 – 1927) was an American folklorist. “The Curse of the Seven Children” is a fairy tale about a king and queen who already have six sons. When the seventh child is due, the king must travel away. He tells his wife that when the baby is born, she should hang a lance out of the window if it is a boy and a distaff if it is girl. Shortly after this the queen bears a daughter. But a mistake is made and a lance is hung out of the window. Desperate for a daughter, the king returns and curses his seven sons. When he realises his mistake it is already too late. Only the baby princess can save her brothers…

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 0.16
Audience: Adult
Language: English