|Bearskin (1888) [Short Story]|
by Howard Pyle
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Betrayed by his own father, the infant son of a lowly miller narrowly escapes death and is lovingly adopted by a faithful she-bear. Raised on her nourishing milk, the boy becomes the strongest man in the land — and the only one brave enough to battle the kingdom's bloodthirsty three-headed dragon. Yet it is wit, not just courage and might, that the hero must employ to win his true desire: the delicate hand of a princess already betrothed to another.
From The Wonder Clock
Original title: Bearskin
Genre: Fairy Tales & Folklore
This work is a subwork of the following works :
Wonder Clock, the (1888) [Collection]
Authors: Howard Pyle
, Katherine Pyle