Marie-Catherine d'Aulnoy (1650-1705) was a French writer,and she was c onsidered the one who developed the genre of a classical French fairy-tale. Her most popular fairy-tales were: 'The Story Of Pretty Goldilocks', 'The Blue Bird' and 'The Imp Prince'. Once upon a time there lived a widowed queen with her daughter — a young princess who was so beautiful that kings competed for her hand not believing they had a chance to get it. The queen was afraid her daughter would never get married and decided to consult a fairy. But she knew that the fairy was guarded by lions who would attack the queen. She knew how to avoid the lions, but her plan didn't work and she had to promise her daughter to a yellow dwarf who saved her live… What will happen to the poor girl? Read this classical fairy-tale and you will know!