“The Tale of the Three Brothers” is a wizarding world fairy tale, part of the collection The Tales of Beedle the Bard. In the tale, three brothers use magic to cheat death. Death himself appears and offers them each one magical item. The choices of the older two brothers lead to their undoing and early deaths, while the youngest brother chooses wisely and lives to a ripe old age.
TBB — The Tale of the Three Brothers (fairy tale)
Publication December 13, 2007
Abbreviation TTB: The Tale of the Three Brothers (fairy tale)
Canonicity Primary Canon
The Harry Potter Canon