The queen is sad. She is worried that people will not love her when they find out her ears are different. But when the secret finally slips out, the queen realises that it is not being different that has made her sad.
Illustrated by Sarah Warburton
Genre: Traditional story
Strand 7: Explore how particular words are used, including words and expressions with similar meanings.
Strand 9: Sustain form in narrative, including use of person and time (e.g. writing in the form of a character).