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Castles in the Air

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 13
Categories: Fairy Tale, Folk Tale

Author

Stephen
Krensky

Appeared in

Castles in the Air and Other Tales

Story Summary

When a witch went before the king to ask for the road in front of her house to be repaired, she was told by the king's chief advisor that the king could build castles in the air if he wanted to, rather than talk to her. This gave the witch a clever idea and pretty soon the king was looking down on his kingdom from his castle in the clouds.