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The Beekeeper and the Bewitched Hare

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 4, 5
Page count: 11
Categories: Folk Tale, Scottish


Nic Leodhas

Appeared in

Thistle and Thyme: Tales and Legends from Scotland

Story Summary

A beekeeper thought to know the language of bees, rescues a white hare. But the hare has blue eyes, unusual for a hare, unless it happens to be a beautiful maiden enchanted by the local witch. With the advice of a local wise woman and a little help from his beloved bees, the beekeeper is able to banish the witch and find his true love.