Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

711: The Twin Sisters

      700-749 Other Tales of the Supernatural

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

The deformed maiden disenchanted. A queen is childless and gets from a witch advice how to have a child, but she breaks a condition connected with the advice, and has two girls, a very beautiful one and one deformed (with an animal's head). The ugly…

Examples

AuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
Charles Perrault / A.E. Johnson ???? France English Ricky of the Tuft
Asbjørnsen & Moe / George Dasent 1859 Norway English Tatterhood

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