This story is also an abridged story from what I can find being published. Originally it comes from Norway. It also seems to be a slightly different version of another fairy tale most everyone has heard of. For now, I’ll leave that a mystery. After listening, can you tell me in the comments what classic fairy tale this is a different telling of? The collecting of this story was by Peter Christen Asbjornsen
and Jorgen Moe.
But we can find the book available as authored by Gail Carson Levine. Gail also authored Ella Enchanted, which is a Newberry Honor Book, and a motion picture.
Norway has long been a country associated with Norse mythology and the Vikings as far as history goes. It also boasts some of the most spectacular scenery you could hope to imagine and a rich and cultured people.
With that, I leave you with ‘The Princess on the Glass Hill‘: