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Not for Love nor Money

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 6


Vande Velde

Appeared in

Once Upon a Test: Three Light Tales of Love

Story Summary

A young farmer has the chance to win the hand of the princess if he can perform three tasks. He must outrun a tiger, outwrestle an alligator, and outsmart a cobra. But in a nice turn of events from traditional fairy tales, he decides the whole family is crazy and returns home to grow large turnips and marry the miller's fat daughter, never thinking of fame nor fortune again.