Grimm 037. Thumbling

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This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Fairy Tales & Myths

Not Thumbelina, but the German answer to the English Tom Thumb. You may well know the gist of this one. Source:¬†The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales¬†(Knickerbocker Edition) Summary A lonely peasant couple wishes for a child. A boy is born to them, but he’s only as tall as a thumb, so they call him Thumbling. They are delighted to have him. …