I have to share this post with you from My Stripy Life blog – a fellow EDS zebra. Except part of this post has been written by 7 year old Rubie and incorporates a review of her favourite story. Enjoy……
“The story tells of a prince who wants to marry a princess, but is having difficulty finding a suitable wife. 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. She covers the bed in 20 mattresses and 20 feather-beds. In the morning she asks the princess how she slept. ……..
For decades I have related to the story of the Princess and the Pea. As a child I was always tossing and turning in bed at night uncomfortable…………Now, I have my own princess who feels every bump in her bed and is finding parallels with this story and her own life. When she had to complete a book review for homework this week on her favourite traditional tale she immediately chose this story……”
To read Rubie’s review please follow this link: Rubie’s review of The Princess and the Pea