The Luck Child Author:Gaynor Chapman Once upon a time, a poor woman gave birth to a fine baby boy who had one eye of deep brown and one eye of fine pale blue. The Court Astrologer, who heard of the boy, predicted that because of the strangeness of his eyes he would be a Luck Child and he would grow up to marry the King's daughter. — When the King heard of this prediction, he was mo... more »st unhappy. he had no wish to see his beautiful daughter marry a humble peasant boy. And so he set off on a journey, plotting in his cold heart to destroy the Luck Child.
But a Luck Child is a Luck Child, and sometimes even Kings cannot prevail against fate. So this story is one of triumph of the good and true over craftiness and evil.
Here is an old tale by Grimm given new vitality and new life by a talented English artist.« less