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The Magic Bow

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 5
Page count: 30

Author

Marilyn
Singer

Appeared in

Stay True: Short Stories for Strong Girls

Story Summary

Princess Rowena, undecided as to which suitor to marry, decides to go to the Wood Weir for counsel. Upon the Wood Weir's advice she disguises herself and travels to each of her suitor's home to challenge them to an archery contest using a magic bow provided her. The reaction of each when they loose is telling of their true personality and leads Rowena to her true love.