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Fairytales Retold: The Frog Prince

Fairytales Retold: The Frog Prince

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Fairytales Retold: The Frog Prince

Length:
38 pages
25 minutes
Released:
Feb 27, 2021
ISBN:
9781925941197
Format:
Book

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Genre: Fairytales Retold Short Story.
Word Count: 5845
Escaping insincere condolences, Calandra wanders far from home and comes across a spring. Losing her golden ball in the spring she fears it's lost forever. A frog fetches it for her in exchange for a promise she's forced to keep.
This story was written by an Australian author using Australian spelling.

Released:
Feb 27, 2021
ISBN:
9781925941197
Format:
Book

About the author

Avril Sabine is an Australian author who lives on acreage in South East Queensland. She writes mostly young adult and children’s speculative fiction, but has been known to dabble in other genres. She has been writing since she was a young child and wanted to be an author the moment she realised someone wrote the books she loved to read.Visit Avril's website to learn more about her and her many books. www.avrilsabine.com


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Fairytales Retold: The Frog Prince

Fairytales Retold: The Frog Prince

Avril Sabine

Cracked Acorn Productions

Australia

Fairytales Retold: The Frog Prince

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Cracked Acorn Productions

PO Box 1365

Gympie, Queensland 4570

Australia

978-1-925131-65-9 (Kindle)

978-1-925941-19-7 (EPUB)

Genre: Fairytales Retold Short Story

Copyright 2016 © Avril Sabine

Cover design by Caitlyn Petersen

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The Frog Prince

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Book Description

Escaping insincere condolences, Calandra wanders far from home and comes across a spring. Losing her golden ball in the spring she fears it’s lost forever. A frog fetches it for her in exchange for a promise she’s forced to keep.

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People have been telling stories since the beginning of time. Fairytales, folklore, myths and legends are among some of the stories that have been told over and over through the centuries. The basic story remains the same, but each storyteller adds their own style, sometimes adding something unique to the tale.

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This story was written by an Australian author using Australian spelling.

The Frog Prince

Calandra decided that if she had to thank one more person she was likely to throw something at them. Not one single person here cared that Queen Nicoline had passed away four years ago. All they cared was that her father, King Kobus, had declared it a national day of mourning and most saw it as a holiday. She needed to escape their insincerity.

Slipping through the crowd, she headed for her bedroom. Once there she changed into something more appropriate for a walk through the woods and grabbed her bonnet. It might be evening, but at this time of year the sun didn’t set until late. She’d be alone out there and not have to force herself to smile and say thank you to an endless crowd of people.

She started to turn towards the door when the golden ball, she’d dropped on her bed that morning, caught her attention. Hesitant

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