Excerpt: ...do so, because she had lost all hope of winning the prince. So she gave the apple another push, and it rolled into a meadow in the middle of the garden, and there lay two little children, asleep, with the hot sun beating straight down upon them. The maiden felt sorry for the children, and she took her apron and laid it over them to protect them from 106 the sun, and only kept the apples she could put in her little basket. But she could not stay here either, so again she touched the apple, and it rolled on and ...

The Swedish Fairy Book 2010, Nabu Press, Charleston SC

ISBN-13: 9781177018302

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