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The Wonder Maiden and Prince Hero: A Polish Folk Tale

Dive into this iconic Polish story and meet the Wonder Maiden, whose beauty is known across all seas and in all lands, and Prince Hero, the valiant savior who rescues her from Kosciey (literally, “Boney”), the evil king of the Underground realm. How does Prince Hero pull it off? And, how does an old woman named Jandza come into this, not to mention a fierce, twelve-headed dragon?! Listen in to find out.

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WEBSITE ILLUSTRATION DESCRIPTION: A beautiful depiction by Cecile Walton, who illustrated the collection from which this story yields, of Kosciey’s twelve-headed dragon, who guards the palace in which the Wonder Maiden is trapped.