Prince Lindworm

Based on a Norwegian folk tale
Adapted & written by Chip Colquhoun
Illustrated by Heather Zeta Rose

The queen wants a baby, and will do anything to get one – even eat a raw onion! But when she forgets the advice of the Magic Woman of the Dark Forest, even the queen finds herself unable to bear the thought of hugging her baby prince...

Adapted by Epic Storyteller Chip for all ages from 4 to 11 to enjoy, this Norwegian tale is one that Mrs Dahl told her son Roald! Can you tell which of Roald's own characters were inspired by the Prince Lindworm?

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