Prince Featherhead and the Princess Celandine

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series The Green Fairy Book

Once upon a time there lived a King and Queen, who were the best creatures in the world, and so kind-hearted that they could not bear to see their subjects want for anything. The consequence was that they gradually gave away all their treasures, till they positively had nothing left to live upon; and this coming to the ears of their neighbour,

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Prince Narcissus and the Princess Potentilla

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series The Green Fairy Book

Once upon a time there lived a King and Queen who, though it is a very long while since they died, were much the same in their tastes and pursuits as people nowadays. The King, who was called Cloverleaf, liked hunting better than anything else; but he nevertheless bestowed as much care upon his kingdom as he felt equal to–that is to say,

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