The Turnip - The Original Story
    
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The majority of fairy tales read to children these days are so watered down they bear little resemblance to the original folk stories from which they descend. This is particularly true of many tales written - or, perhaps it should be said, collected - by the Brothers Grimm. For those who prefer their children hear the stories as they were told for generations before the days of political correctness, health and safety and Hollywood, Acorn Classics bring you the unadulterated, original tales as written down over a century ago by the Brothers Grimm themselves. In this tale, two brothers give presents to their king. The poor brother chooses to offer the largest turnip grown on his land, whereas the rich one can afford to give far more. The response the latter receives from the king, however, is not exactly what he is expecting…
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