Princess Belle-Etoile

Princess Belle-Etoile is a French literary fairy tale written by Madame d'Aulnoy. Her source for the tale was Ancilotto, King of Provino, by Giovanni Francesco Straparola.

It is classified as Aarne-Thompson type 707: the dancing water, the singing apple, and the speaking bird.

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