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1001 Stories Collection

The Bird in the Hand

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Added on 07th July 2020

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An angry young man fails to trick his father. A story recommended for upper KS2.

This was one of the stories in our original audio stories collection. These stories are particularly suitable for learning to retell.

The origin of this story is unknown. Chris Smith, who told it for our collection, first heard it from Eric Maddern, a storyteller based in Snowdonia.

Added on 07th July 2020

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Story Resources

  • The Bird in the Hand story text PDF (197.505 KB)
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