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Hale, Bruce.
Orlando : Harcourt, 2008
IL K-3, RL 2.9
ISBN 015216314X
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This tale may sound a bit familiar.  A beautiful princess is born and a huge party is thrown for her.  The fairies each wish her happiness.  All except for Beebo the fairy.  She is furious about not being invited to the party so she places a curse on the baby.  "When this babe turns sixteen, she will be run over by a pie wagon and die!"  But Tintinnitus the fairy is a bit hard of hearing and changes the curse into something completely different.
SUBJECTS:     Fairy tales.
                        Folklore -- Germany.

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