Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

704: The Princess and the Pea

      700-749 Other Tales of the Supernatural

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

A princess is recognized by her inability to sleep in a bed which has a pea under its dozen mattresses.

Examples

AuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
H.C. Andersen / H. P. Paull 1872 Denmark English The princess and the pea

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