Rumpelstiltskin - Read Aloud Read Aloud version of beloved classic fairy tale. Retold and beautifully illustrated. Read and listen at the same time. This classic fairy tale is a cautionary story about making promises you don’t want to keep. A miller’s daughter must spin straw into gold for the king. She despairs, but an ugly little man appears who makes a deal with her. He will spin the straw into gold for her, for a price. A year later, the miller’s daughter is now the queen, and the little man returns for his price: her firstborn child. Will the queen guess the man’s name and win her daughter back, or will she have to pay a terrible price for the straw spun into gold? This charming fairy tale is beautifully illustrated to delight the young at heart of all ages.