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1001 babypie
Added on 25th June 2020

Oral tradition Irish folktale

UK and Ireland Folk and fairy tales Magic
1001 , Audio , Text

A story about a clever young girl who tricks three giants out of their gruesome meal.

Story

A child helps a mother trick three giants who want to eat her baby in a pie.

Why we chose it

Baby Pie was one of the stories included in our original audio story collection. These stories are particularly suitable for learning to retell.

Associated stories

There are many stories of giants defeated by a clever child. Many of them are stories about Jack – like Jack and the Beanstalk and Jack the Giant Killer – but Molly Whuppie is story about a girl who outwits a giant.

Added on 25th June 2020

Oral tradition Irish folktale

UK and Ireland Folk and fairy tales Magic
1001 , Audio , Text

Story Resources

  • Baby Pie story text PDF (204.05 KB)
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