When a young soldier meets an old witch, he comes into possession of a magical tinderbox. It has the power to summon three fearsome dogs to do its owner's bidding, and with their help the soldier escapes death and wins the hand of a beautiful princess.
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Review: The TinderboxUser Review - Linda Lipko - Goodreads
I had a visceral reaction to this book, both in the story and the scariness of the illustrations. It is a story lacking ethics and, in my opinion, not for children. When a weary soldier walks many ... Read full review
Review: The TinderboxUser Review - Christina - Goodreads
Another fairy tale that I had not read until today. In this fairy tale, a soldier kills a witch to steal her tinderbox, which he later discovers is magical; when he opens it, three huge dogs with ... Read full review