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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Three Little Birds Summary & Analysis

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The Three Little Birds Summary

Three sisters are married to a king and his two ministers. The queen has three children but her sisters are childless. All three times the queen gives birth the sisters throw the baby into the lake and tell the king the queen gave birth to an animal. After the third "animal" birth, the king puts his queen in jail. The babies survive their murder attempt and are adopted by a fisherman. As the children grow older, they learn the fisherman is not their real father and go in search of their biological parent. The two brothers seek first but have no luck. The sister goes last and is directed by an old woman on an adventure, wherein she brings back a bird and a glass of water. The second son hunts in the king's forest where he...

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