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The Black Thief

Story Stats

Rating: 3
Grade Level: 4, 5
Page count: 15
Categories: Folk Tale, Irish

Author

Eileen
O'Faolin

Appeared in

Imagine That! Fifteen Fantastic Tales

Story Summary

To save three brothers from execution by King Conal, the Black Thief must tell three tales in which he was closer to death than each of the brothers.