Well, the truth is I could not, so please enjoy these coordinates for five lesser-known tales you ought to read!
Jesper Who Herded the HaresJesper Who Herded the Hares is a Scandinavian tale about a fisherman's son trying to win the Princess's hand in marriage by proving wealth with twelve fine pearls and accomplishing 3 impossible trials.
The Silent PrincessThe Silent Princess is a fairy tale from Turkey that is also about a man trying to win a Princess's hand in marriage, but his impossible task is to get the Silent Princess who wears seven veils to speak.
What Came of Picking FlowersWhat Came of Picking Flowers is a cute Portugese tale about three sisters who vanish after picking a flower from the garden, and their brother who ventures out to find them for their weeping mother.
The Red ShoesThe Red Shoes is the tragic tale of a little girl's vanity from Danish author Hans Christian Anderson. Her insistence on wearing her red shoes at inapropriate times leads to her downfall, and BtSSB recently made a print based on it!
The Star MoneyThe Star Money is a German tale of piety that follows a young girl as she gives up everything she has and is vastly rewarded in the end.
I love all the similarities and differences from tales across the world. What's your favorite fairy tale? It's so hard to decide for myself! Have a sugar-sweet day and thanks for reading, don't forget to check out more obscure fairy tale coords from other LBC member posts!