Title: Rumpelstiltskin
Author: Paul O. Zelinsky
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 1986
Genre: Fairy Tale
Audience: 3rd grade+

Overview: A young woman is in trouble when she is told to spin straw into gold for the king. The problem is she does not know how to. But when a strange man shows up and promises her he will do it in return for her firstborn child, she gives in.

Activity: Have the students draw a picture of what they think Rumpelstiltskin should look like.

Reviewer’s Name: Andrew Chambers