The Little Pear Girl -Page 2
king refused to take less than four basketfuls, and the peasant would be cruelly punished.
All he could do was put his youngest daughter into one of the baskets and cover her
with a layer of pears, so that the basket looked full. The king's servants took away the four baskets without ever noticing the trick, and the little girl found herself all alone in the pantry, under the pears.