The Frog Princess

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The Frog Princess is a fairy tale that has multiple versions with various origins.wikipedia
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Russian Fairy Tales

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Russian variants include the Frog Princess or Tsarevna Frog (Царевна Лягушка, Tsarevna Lyagushka) and also Vasilisa the Wise (Василиса Премудрая, Vasilisa Premudraya); Alexander Afanasyev collected variants in his Narodnye russkie skazki.

Italian Folktales

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Italo Calvino included another Italian variant from Piedmont, The Prince Who Married a Frog, in Italian Folktales, where he noted that the tale was common throughout Europe.

Doll i' the Grass

Another tale of this type is Doll i' the Grass.
Another tale of this type is The Frog Princess.

Lang's Fairy Books

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Andrew Lang included an Italian variant titled The Frog in The Violet Fairy Book.

Vasilisa the Beautiful (1939 film)

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It was based on a traditional Russian fairy tale The Frog Tsarevna.

Puddocky

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This tale is closely related to Puddocky and its variants, in which a king sets three tasks to his sons to determine which is best suited to rule the country, and a transformed frog helps the youngest prince.
This story is closely related to The Frog Princess, wherein a transformed frog, the bride of the youngest son, performs better at three tasks to test the brides than the other sons' human brides.

Vasilisa the Beautiful (1977 film)

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The story is based on the Russian folk tale The Frog Princess.

Shapeshifting

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However, when he is sent to the third sister, he catches her and no transformations can break her free again.
In The Brown Bear of Norway, The Golden Crab, The Enchanted Snake and some variants of The Frog Princess, burning the skin is a catastrophe, putting the transformed bride or bridegroom in danger.

Mikhail Tsekhanovsky

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His films of that time received numerous awards at the international film festivals, including the 1949 Czech Film Festival at Mariánské Lázně (Best Children's Film for Rainbow-Flower), the 1951 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Best Animatied Film for The Tale of the Fisherman and the Fish) and the 1960 Mar del Plata International Film Festival (The Silver Oak Leaf for The Frog Princess).

Vasilisa (name)

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The princess Vasilisa the Beautiful or Vasilisa the Wise is a stock character in Russian fairy tales, including The Frog Tsarevna and Vasilisa the Beautiful.

Fairy tale

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The Frog Princess is a fairy tale that has multiple versions with various origins.

Aarne–Thompson–Uther Index

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It is classified as type 402, the animal bride, in the Aarne–Thompson index.

Russian language

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Russian variants include the Frog Princess or Tsarevna Frog (Царевна Лягушка, Tsarevna Lyagushka) and also Vasilisa the Wise (Василиса Премудрая, Vasilisa Premudraya); Alexander Afanasyev collected variants in his Narodnye russkie skazki.

Tsarevna

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Russian variants include the Frog Princess or Tsarevna Frog (Царевна Лягушка, Tsarevna Lyagushka) and also Vasilisa the Wise (Василиса Премудрая, Vasilisa Premudraya); Alexander Afanasyev collected variants in his Narodnye russkie skazki.

Alexander Afanasyev

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Russian variants include the Frog Princess or Tsarevna Frog (Царевна Лягушка, Tsarevna Lyagushka) and also Vasilisa the Wise (Василиса Премудрая, Vasilisa Premudraya); Alexander Afanasyev collected variants in his Narodnye russkie skazki.

Andrew Lang

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Andrew Lang included an Italian variant titled The Frog in The Violet Fairy Book.

Italo Calvino

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Italo Calvino included another Italian variant from Piedmont, The Prince Who Married a Frog, in Italian Folktales, where he noted that the tale was common throughout Europe.

Monarch

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The king (or an old peasant woman, in Lang's version) wants his three sons to marry.

Frog

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The youngest son's arrow is picked up by a frog.

Merchant

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The other brothers' arrows land in the houses of the daughters of an aristocratic and wealthy merchant.

Koschei

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The Frog Princess, named Vasilisa the Wise, is a beautiful, intelligent, friendly, skilled girl who was forced to spend 3 years in a frog's skin for disobeying Koschei.