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Clever Marcela

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 2, 3, 4, 5
Page count: 4



Appeared in

The Serpent Slayer and Other Stories of Strong Women

Story Summary

When the king is outwitted by Clever Marcela, the poor peasant girl, he decides he must marry her. However, when she contradicts one of his commands, he bids her leave the palace with what she prizes most, and it is him she leaves with.