On Miggery Sow’s first day as a castle servant, she has to deliver a spool of red thread to the princess. Her boss, Louise, tells her sternly that she has to curtsy. Mig takes the thread and joyfully makes her way up a golden staircase, telling herself how lucky she is to be going to see the princess so soon. When she gets to the door, she suddenly wonders whether she is supposed to curtsy before giving over the thread or after. After a great deal of thought, she decides the curtsy should come first.
Mig knocks on Princess Pea’s door three times, but her ears are so bad that...
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