Sleeping Beauty – English Short Story for Kids
Once upon a time, a king and a queen had a beautiful baby daughter. They gave a wonderful party for the new princess.
All the important men, women, and fairies came with presents. Everybody gave presents to the baby princess. The seven good fairies gave the princess magic presents.
“You will be Beautiful and clever,” said the first and second fairies. “You will be Kind hearten,” said the third fairy. “You will Sing and Dance,” said the fourth and fifth fairy. “You will always be Happy,” said the sixth fairy.
Suddenly a bad fairy appeared, she was very angry because the king didn’t invite her to the party. She gave a curse as a present to the princess. She said, “When the princess is fifteen she will prick her finger on the spinning wheel and die”.
The bad fairy disappeared. The seventh fairy didn’t give the princess her present. She said “Don’t worry. Here’s my present.
The Princess won’t die. She will sleep for hundred years. Then a prince will kiss her and she will wake up. The whole kingdom will sleep with her”. The King wanted the people to burn all the spinning wheels.
It was Princess’s fifteenth birthday. All the men, women, and fairies were invited. While wandering the castle princess saw stairs. She got curious and followed it. The stairs led her to a room at the top of the tower.
The princess opened the door. She saw an old woman with a spinning wheel. The old woman asked the princess to try spinning. She went to the spinning wheel and pricked her finger.
The princess fell into a deep, deep sleep. The fairies took her to the bed and laid her on it.
Everyone in the kingdom also fell asleep. A magic forest of thick thrones grew around the castle. A hundred years went by. The Sleeping Princess was just a story. One day, a prince came by to find the sleeping princess.
The prince cut down the thick forest. He went into the castle. He found the sleeping princess. She was so beautiful that he fell in love with her. The prince kissed the princess.
It was a magic kiss. The princesses wake up. She saw the prince. He was very handsome. She fell in love with the prince. when the princess woke up, everyone in the kingdom woke up. The king and queen were very happy when they saw the handsome prince. The prince and princess married and lived happily ever after.
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