Favorite Fairy Tales

Author: Unknown

Average rating:
  • Fair-Read Level: 3
  • Illustrated? Yes
  • Length: C
  • Flesch: 78.28
  • Kincaid: 7.38
  • Fog Level: 9.9
  • Core 1 and 2: 83.89

Placement Text

ONCE upon a time in the middle of winter, when the flakes of snow were falling like feathers from the clouds, a Queen sat at her palace window, which had an ebony black frame, stitching her husband's shirts. While she was thus engaged and looking out at the snow she pricked her finger, and three drops of blood fell upon the snow. Now the red looked so well upon the white that she thought to herself, "Oh, that I had a child as white as this snow, as red as this blood, and as black as the wood of this