The Pied Piper isn't one of the best-known or most popular fairy tales. But it's certainly one of the creepiest. It's got it all: rats, a mysterious visitor, hypnotized children — what more could you want in a terrifying tale for young listeners? Well, how about the fact that it's almost certainly (mostly kind of) true?
The Verified Piper
Written by Reuben Westmaas April 29, 2018
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