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The King of the Crows

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Page count: 8
Categories: Fairy Tale



Appeared in

French Fairy Tales, Illus. by Lorena Carrington, Serenity Press, 2020

Story Summary

A lovely modern translation/adaptation of a fairy tale from Gascony wherein an evil sorcerer turns  villagers into crows. Sharing elements of the more famous Beauty and the Beast, the King of the Crows must find a women who willingly consents to marry him in order to break the spell. But enchantments are funny things and can sometimes go very wrong…