Special Thanks to my Personal Faery Friend for the Button Art: Ye Olde Faery Shoppe
I apologize for the lateness in posting Fairy Tale Fridays today. I typically post on Thursday evenings, but I unfortunately, have had a major spam attack this week and I was trying to clean up that mess. I still have a lot of work to do, so I want to apologize now for being so late in responding to last week's posts! I will get around to them very soon! Now, on to this week's selection . . .
For today, we are discussing the classic tale of Rapunzel! This is one of the few Grimms' tales that I believe actually has a true happy ending . . . that Rapunzel and her man lived happily ever after! Of course, that would be after she was deserted, left to bear twins on her own, and the king's son had his eyes poked out by thorns thanks to the lovely enchantress!! Despite the usual violence, this story leaves you feeling warm and fuzzy inside, giving you hope that things can work out in the end.
I recently have read a modern take on this story and will be sharing it in a future week. It is graphic novel titled Rapunzel's Revenge written by Shannon & Dean Hale. I want to leave you with a little sneak preview of my thoughts . . . I loved it!! Have you read this tale yet?
Friday, March 26th: The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Anderson
Friday, April 2nd: The Goose with the Golden Eggs by Aesop
Friday, April 9th: Little Red-Cap by Brothers Grimm (aka Little Red Riding Hood)
Friday, April 16th: New, modern version of a classic tale