Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Frog Prince

Classic Fairytale collected by the Grimm Brothers. The prince has suffered Transformation by a Witch into frog form, and this Bondage will end only upon fulfilment of a Condition: that a princess takes the frog into her bed or, in other versions, gives it a kiss. This story has been repeatedly retold and subjected to Parody – e.g., by Anthony Armstrong. [DRL]

This entry is taken from the Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997) edited by John Clute and John Grant. It is provided as a reference and resource for users of the SF Encyclopedia, but apart from possible small corrections has not been updated.