The ugly duckling: The ugly duckling doesn't fit in with the rest of his siblings, and is forced to flee for his life in a test of survival and discovery. The gardner and the family: A down-to-earth princess teachs a family to appreciate the talent and beauty in their own backyard. Sausage: The Mouse King proclaims he will marry the mouse who can bring him a recipe for soup made with a wooden sausage peg. The traveling companion: John has inherited twenty five silver coins and he dreams of finding a beautiful princess. But on the first night of his journey he gives coffin robbers the money not to disturb the coffin. Soon he finds himself accompanied by a strange and wonderful traveling companion.
The ugly duckling -- The gardner and the family -- Sausage peg soup -- The traveling companion.