In the tale, a spoiled princess reluctantly befriends the Frog Prince (meeting him after dropping a gold ball into a pond), who magically transforms into a handsome prince.Although in modern versions the transformation is invariably triggered by the princess kissing the frog, in the original Grimm version of the story the frog's spell was broken when the princess threw it against a wall in disgust.Audun is a young dragon who's smitten with Princess Millie.But being in love with a human princess --- even with Millie, who can turn into a dragon --- just isn't done in the Icy North.Audun will need the help of the king to claim his true love.Although the story is best known today through the Grimm Brothers' rendition of it, parts of it may extend back until at least Roman times; a version of the story is apparently referred to in Petronius's Satyricon, in which the character Trimalchio remarks that, "qui fuit rana nunc est rex" ("The man who was once a frog is now a king.").A century and a half ago, Elizabeth Barrett Browning started a poem, to Robert Browning, with the now-famous words: How do I love thee? Some are adept at hiding their reptilian views while others seem oblivious to their inner slime. Marilyn Andersons funny, illustrated guide reveals frogs and toads in their many guises. Armed with Amazing Menorah Around the World in 80 Meals Charity Christmas Angel Christmas Animals Christmas Candle Christmas Cats Christmas Dogs Christmas Flower Collecting Under the Radar Cookies for Grown-ups Dickens' A Christmas Dinner Emo Kid Envy & Anger Fortitude Gamer Gluttony Greed Heading to the Wedding Here Comes the Snow Hope I'd Bark In My Father's Bakery Lust More Angels More than a Month of Sundaes Munched-Up Garden Never Kiss a Frog Next Big Thing Outrageous Ads Pop You Rock Best Little Book of Preserves and Pickles Reader’s Cookbook The Santa Book Santa Comes to Town Sea Creatures Sloth Thank You Teacher Timeless Vietnam To Mom Troublesome Creek Vanity Where Do Balloons Go ? This small book of many witty reasons in winning words with amusing illustrations reveals how true affection is built from little things that mean a lot to those who've shared them. Pat Storms, an illustrator for leading magazines in both the Y. Single women cant afford to believe in fairy tales.
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