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A Sackful of Stories

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 11



Appeared in

Apples From Heaven: Multicultural Folk Tales About Stories and Storytellers

Story Summary

From Norway, a shepherd's son successfully herds the King's rabbits for four days qualifying him for the Princesse's hand in marriage. But the King demands one more feat, he must fill a sack full with stories. After each story which embarrasses a member of the King's family, he asks the King if the sack is full. But the King doesn't call it full until the lad is about to embarrasses him.