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The Pied Piper of Hamlin

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 10
Categories: Folk Tale, Traditional



Appeared in

Tales from the Old World

Story Summary

A literate and lovely retelling of the traditional German tale about a piper who offers to rid the town of Hamlin of its rats, but takes away the children as well when the town council refuses to pay.