Duffy and the Devil

By Harve Zemach, Margot Zemach (Illustrator)

The Cornish version of Rumpelstiltskin has delightful twists. When the maid guesses the devil's name, everything that he has sewn turns to ashes. Lightly colored illustrations treat the story with grand humor, and at the instant the name is guessed, the Squire is left standing in the fields, naked except for hat and shoes.


retold by Harve Zemach

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