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Azzurrina: an Italian Fairy Tale

Azzurrina: In honor of Tale a Fairy Tale Day, February 26! Based on the legend of “The Little Blue One,” who comes to life every 5 years during the summer solstice. There in her ancient castle near Rimini. 

“Mamma, why can’t I go out to play?” little Azzurrina pleaded, just as she did every day. “We’ve been through this before,” replied the busy mother, “Please stop asking. You know it’s for your own good.”  Continue reading Azzurrina: an Italian Fairy Tale