Nebuchadnezzar was a very powerful King but even he had to admit to being scared by a dream. Daniel's interpretation could have cost him his life as it was in no way encouraging! However, the King promoted him instead and God's plan for Daniel's extraordinary life was unfolding.
The famous story of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego and the fiery furnace. A potentially horrific punishment for disobedience to the King, but an amazing rescue miracle that children love to hear.
The story of Daniel in the lions' den is another popular children's story. It could have ended so differently if God hadn't decided to save Daniel!