Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

570: Bunnies Beware of the King

      560-649 Magic Objects

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

With the help of his magic pipe he calls the rabbits together. He wins the hand of the princess. I. Task: Herding Rabbits. A king offers the princess as a prize to the man who can herd his rabbits (goats). He has a pipe with which he can call the…

Variants

570A: The Princess and the Magic Fish-skin

She gives herself to a fisherman in exchange for a gold-producing fish-skin. She bears a child and is expelled. With the help of the fish-skin she builds a palace. Her father unwittingly woos her so as to receive the fish-skin. She makes herself…

Examples

ATUAuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
570 Asbjørnsen & Moe / George Dasent 1859 Norway English Osborn's Pipe

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