Wednesday, May 7, 2014


Did you ever wonder why Rumplestiltskin wanted that girl's baby or how he managed to spin straw into gold?  If so, you should read Leisl Shurtliff's book to find out the truth!

Rump was born into a land and time where your name is your destiny.  Too bad for him since his mother died before she could finish saying his.  "Rump" seems like a terrible destiny to him.  He lives on the mountain with his gran where he joins the other mountain people mining for gold to give to their gold-obsessed king.  But the gold in the mountain is running out, and the miller never makes a fair trade when the people bring in their gold to exchange for food.

Everything changes one night when a desperate Rump discovers if he puts straw through a spinning wheel it turns into gold!  Sounds like a dream come true, right?  Wrong!  This is only the beginning of a journey that will get Rump into more and more trouble.

Rump decides to go on a journey that is part hiding from his abilities and part quest to find out who he really is.  Will he find a way to free himself from the curse?

Here is a video of a lady using a spinning wheel to make yarn.

No comments:

Post a Comment