Title: The Story of Rumpelstilskin
Author: Heather Amery
Illustrator: Steven Cartwright
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd.
Publication Date: 2003
Audience: Gr. 1,2

Overview: In this version of Rumpelstilskin, a King’s poor young daughter must spin straw into gold or she will die. A sneaky little man tells the girl he will do it for her if she gives him her first-born child. The little man tells the girl if she can figure out his name he will not take the baby. Will she ever figure out his name? Read this adventurous and gripping story to find out what happens next!

Activity: Write down a lesson learned from the story and tie it to a piece of yarn that they can braid.

Reviewer’s Name: Kaitlin Carll