This story is The Water of Life from
THE PINK FAIRY BOOK Edited by Andrew Lang
This story is about 3 brothers and their sister who build the most beautiful palace, but they want the best palace ever so they head off one by one to find the Water of Life, the Talking Bird, and a branch from the Tree of Beauty. They each fall to the traps laid to stop them and only the sister is left. Can she succeed where her brothers failed?
This fairy tale is Rated G. There are no murders, and it has a happy ending.
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