The Real Princess - Hans Christian Andersen

The Real Princess

By Hans Christian Andersen

  • Release Date: 2011-04-20
  • Genre: Children's Fiction
Score: 4
From 13 Ratings


The Real Princess is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a young woman whose royal identity is established by a test of her physical sensitivity.
The story tells of a prince who wants to marry a princess, but is having difficulty finding a suitable wife. Something is always wrong with those he meets, and he cannot be certain they are real princesses. One stormy night, a young woman drenched with rain seeks shelter in the prince's castle. She claims to be a princess, so the prince's mother decides to test their unexpected guest by placing a pea in the bed she is offered for the night, covered by 20 mattresses and 20 featherbeds. 

This amazing book includes ten gorgeously illustrated pages.


  • Amazing

    By Gene-SF
    One of the best classics with Beautiful illustrations. Kids loved it!