When the king's son found gems in his horse's mane, he wondered, and still held his peace. But that night he withdrew early from the feast and hid himself in the shadows of the stable. Presently in came Cordita, her beauty shining through her rags...These magical tales take us through the highlights of the year, through festivals and birthdays.
By contemporary standards, it is a bit on the too-precious side. Still it does a good job of telling stories that gel with the intellectual and emotional development of a seven-year-old.