A little town called Hamelin is overrun by rats. Find out what happens when the Mayor doesn’t keep his promise to the Pied Piper. The story of The Pied Piper is a perfect story for teaching children the importance of honesty. The mayor initially breaks his promise and the pied piper teaches him a huge lesson about the consequence of deceit. We also explore themes of problem solving, trust and consequences. The Pied Piper is a folktale which has been passed down through generations. Written accounts of The Pied Piper are believed to date back to the 14th century! The earliest version being in the form of a poem called ‘The Rat-Catcher of Hamelin’ written by Heinrich Von Kleist suggesting that the story originated in Hamelin, Germany.
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Can you listen to The Pied Piper for free?

Yes! You can listen to The Pied Piper for free. Our story retellings closely follow the original storylines and add modern twists.

Is there a written version of The Pied Piper?

Yes! All of our audiobooks are also available in written format with award winning illustrations.

Is The Pied Piper a bedtime story?

The Pied Piper is a great example of a bedtime story. It’s nostalgic for parents and has a happy ending for kids. That’s if they make it to the end of the story before falling asleep!