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Added on 25th June 2020

Oral tradition Irish folktale

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.

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 the story of a girl who outwits a giant.

Added on 25th June 2020

Oral tradition Irish folktale