The walled city in this story was known for its

a. castles
b. shops
c. beautiful horses

Could any horse enter the walled city?

d. yes
e. no

How was Fritz described?

What is the meaning of “sure-footed”?

f. not liable to stumble, slip or fall
g. clumsy
h. had only three feet

Why were the children afraid of the horses?

What happened when the citizens rode onto the bridge?

i. They were greeted with cheers from the people inside.
j. The children said they wanted to be the first ones on the bridge.
k. They heard a SNAP.

What did the citizens tell the children they’d have to do?

l. Get off their horses, climb down the hill and swim across.
m. Wait for help.
n. Cross through the river on their horses.