The Frog Prince ; or, Iron Henry is a fairy tale, best known through the Brothers Grimm's written . being read to Tiana as a child and inspiring Prince Naveen (who has been transformed into a frog) to suggest Tiana kiss him to break his spell. Origins · Plot · Similar folktales · Modern interpretations. 'And so the princess kissed the frog, turning him into a prince before her very eyes.' A frog transformed into a prince with a kiss. That's how “The. The Frog Prince, by Paul Friedrich Meyerheim to spend time with me, to eat supper with me, to read for me, to sleep beside me, and to kiss me goodnight!. He offered to retrieve her golden ball from the pond, if she'd stay at the castle. Unhappy with his new life, the prince attempts to turn back into a frog through a series of misguided attempts. A frog appears and offers to return the ball if she will make him her companion. The girl dutifully tries to fill the sieve but the water never fails to run out gmy the vessel. He wants to marry her as reward for breaking the spell and so she marries well and escapes her spiteful stepmother, all because she kept her promises bowling spile adversity.