IF YOU CAN READ THIS WITHOUT FEELING A WARM BUBBLE OF HUMAN JOY IN YOUR HEART I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO FOR YOU
(Also I was so confused for a while because the OP totally missed a number in the thread but the story is so precious I forgive them)
This is adorable and hilarious!
Okay, so I found out more about this story/tale.
First, it is originally an Armenian folktale called “Clever Anaeet”. But I haven’t found more information unfortunately about the original story.
There is a version of it though in “The Fabrics of Fairytales” by Tanya Batt. It is actually a collection of various fairytales and is relatively short (80 pages according to Goodreads).
However, I think this post is referring to the picture-book adaption of the same story,
“A Weave Of Words” by Robert D. San Souci.
I hope this helps anyone who wants to read it for themselves or look into this further.
@rejectedprincesses don’t you have an entry about this woman in your book or on your website? I feel like I read it somewhere…
Yep, right here! It’s based off an Armenian fairytale called Anahit, collected in 1881 by
This Twitter thread has been going around and I’ve been tagged a couple times – I suspect I need to do tweetstorms like this for RP entries, instead of just a couple pics and a link to the entry.