The Light Princess And Other Stories Classic Fairytales

Includes The Giant's Heart & the Shadows, By George MacDonald

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thinking that they were not real boys and girls, but only little pigs pretending to be boys and girls.
"Now tell me the truth," cried the giant, bending his face down over them. They shook with terror, and every one hoped it was some­body else the giant liked best. "Where is the little boy that ran into the hall just now ? Who­ever tells me a lie shall be instantly boiled,''
"He's in the broom," cried one dough-faced boy. "He's in there, and a little girl with him."
"The naughty children," cried the giant, "to hide from me!" And he made a stride towards the broom.
" Catch hold of the bristles, Bobby. Get right into a tuft, and hold on," cried Tricksey-Wee, Justin time.
The giant caught up the broom, and seeing
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