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Mollie Whuppie and the giant

Robin Muller

Mollie Whuppie and the giant

by Robin Muller

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Published by Scholastic Canada in Richmond Hill, Ont .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Fairy tales.,
    • Folklore -- England.

    • About the Edition

      A poor woodcutter"s youngest daughter outwits a giant and wins royal husbands for herself and her sisters.

      Edition Notes

      Statementretold by Robin Muller.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.M9237 Mo 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination36 p. :
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1500058M
      ISBN 100590740369
      LC Control Number93177484
      OCLC/WorldCa26258161

      As the eighteenth century wore on, Jack became a familiar figure. Research by the Opies indicate that the farce Jack the Giant-Killer was performed at the Haymarket in ; that John Newbery printed fictional letters about Jack in A Little Pretty Pocket-Book in ; and that a political satire, The last Speech of John Good, vulgarly called Jack the Giant-Queller, was printed ca. Published in: English Fairy Tales. Mollie Whuppie and the Giant: ISBN () Softcover, Scholastic Book Service, Mollie Whuppie and the Giant: ISBN ().

        I am a fairytale kind of person. Mollie Whuppie is a little short on sparkles and ball gowns and a little long on violence and greed. I don't know why I like the story so much. It may be the archaic dialog between Mollie and the giant she torments. It might be that Mollie is an unexpected hero - the runt of the family, and a girl to boot.   Licketyspit first introduced the bold character of Molly Whuppie back in , long before Brave's Merida came on the scene. Whuppie is the original strong Scottish heroine, who takes on a huge giant and mean-spirited king to ensure her family has food for the winter feast.4/5.

      Well, she is known to many as the heroine of a British folk tale. Brave and feisty Mollie Whuppie took good care of her older sister and freed a kingdom from the greed of a nasty giant. She ended up marrying a prince and ruling long and well. By the way--you better also /5(). Molly Whuppie. Return to English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs. ONCE upon a time there was a man and a wife had too many children, and they could not get meat for them, so they took the three youngest and left them in a wood. They travelled and travelled and could never see a house. It began to be dark, and they were hungry.


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mollie whuppie is a strong and smart heroine that courageously goes about accomplishing tasks others fear. in this story she and her sisters are lost in a forest and make their way to a giants house.

this giant has caused a lot of trouble for travellers and people in the area because hes so vicious. the giant plans on killing them but mollie outwits the giant to get herself and her sisters to /5.

mollie whuppie is a strong and smart heroine that courageously goes about accomplishing tasks others fear. in this story she and her sisters are lost in a forest and make their way to a giant's house. this giant has caused a lot of trouble for travellers and people in the area because he's so vicious.

the giant plans on killing them but mollie outwits the giant to get herself and her sisters /5(4). Molly Whuppie and the Giant book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Molly ran. The giant ran. And at last they came to the B /5.

Get this from a library. Mollie Whuppie and the giant. [Robin Muller] -- A poor woodcutter's youngest daughter outwits a giant and wins royal husbands for herself and her sisters.

Mollie Whuppie and the Giant by Muller, Robin A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Rating: % positive. mollie whuppie is a strong and smart heroine that courageously goes about accomplishing tasks others fear.

in this story she and her sisters are lost in a forest and make their way to a giant's house. this giant has caused a lot of trouble for travellers and people in the area because he's so vicious. the giant plans on killing them but mollie outwits the giant to get herself and her sisters 5/5(1).

Molly Whuppie and the Double-Faced Giant. Once upon a time there was a man and his wife who were not over rich. And they had so many children that they couldn't find meat for them; so, as the three youngest were girls, they just took them out to the forest one day, and left them there to fend for themselves as best they might.

Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Mollie Whuppie and the Giant () by Muller, Robin/5(24).

Molly Whuppie is an English fairy tale set in Scotland and collected by Joseph Jacobs in English Fairy Tales. A Highland version, Maol a Chliobain, was collected by John Francis Campbell in Popular Tales of the West Highlands.

Jacobs noted the relationship between the two tales, and an Irish variant, "Smallhead," and concluded that the tale was Celtic in y: England. Everyone knows Jack and the Beanstalk, but you may be surprised at just how many wonderful and varied tales you can find, such as Kate and the Beanstalk by Mary Pope Osborne, The Magic Mustache by Gary Barwin, and Mollie Whuppie and the Giant by Robin Muller (Raintree Pub., ).

Introduce your unit by giving students the opportunity to enjoy. But Molly came out from the back of the door, and the giant saw her and he ran after her; and he ran, and she ran, till they came to the 'Bridge of one hair', and she got over but he couldn't; and he said, 'Woe worth you, Mollie Whuppie.

never you come again.' 'Never more, carle,' quoth she, 'will I. Buy Mollie Whuppie and the Giant by Robin Muller (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). Buy Mollie Whuppie and the Giant by Muller, Robin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). Molly Whuppie spies the golden towers of a fine castle high above the treetops.

One night she bravely tiptoes out of the house and up the mountain to find the King to ask for food for the Winter Feast. Little does she know that to reach the King she must cross ‘The Bridge of One Hair’ or that deep in the forest there is a Giant.

Name of book: Molly Whuppie Author / Illustrator: Retold by Walter de la Mare and illustrated by Errol Le Cain What's It All About: Written in classic fairytale form this story begins with a poor farmer's three youngest daughters who are sent out into the woods to see what will become of youngest is Molly Whuppie.

The girls end up at a giant's home and manage to escape. By: Lea Hughes G8 Theme Plot Structure The exposition of this story is when the author introduces Molly Whuppie's family.

The initiating event is when the father and mother desperately leave their children in the forest. The conflict is when they take shelter in a giant's home.

The youngest girl (whose name is Molly Whuppie) notices that before they all went to bed, the giant put straw ropes around her and her sisters' necks and gold chains around his daughters' necks. In most versions of the story, Molly is described as "very clever" for noticing the straw ropes.

Press, the book is dedicated to “Rupert’s Star.” Since that time, working to hour days, Muller has written and illustrated Mollie Whuppie and the Giant (), Tatterhood (), The Lucky Old Woman (), Little Kay (), The Nightwood () The Magic Paintbrush (), Little Wonder ().

But Molly came out from the back of the door, and the giant saw her, and he after her; and he ran and she ran, till they came to the “Bridge of one hair,” and she got over but he couldn’t; and he said, “Woe worth you, Molly Whuppie.

never you come again.” “Never more, carle,” quoth she, “will I come again to Spain.”. Tropes in "Molly Whuppie" and/or "Maol a Chliobain": Bizarrchitecture: Molly escapes the Giant each time by crossing the "bridge of one hair," which the Giant cannot get r it is literally as wide as a single hair is never specified.

Catchphrase: Yet another Giant saying "Fe Fi Fo Fum".; Gender Flip: The folklorists classify this type as "The Small Boy Defeats the Ogre", a la Hop-o. The giant's wife saw nothing, and began to ask to get down again; but Molly never minded, but hid herself at the back of the door.

Home came the giant, and a great big tree in his hand, and he took down the sack, and began to batter it. His wife cried, "It's me, man;" but the dog barked and the cat mewed, and he did not know his wife's voice.Molly Whuppie has its own tale type, #—the children and the ogre, the hero fools the wicked, extremely stupid giant—and hers is the only story where the hero is a girl.

In the French version, the exchange made to fool the giant is of hats; in Molly Whuppie, the .But Molly came out from the back of the door, and the giant saw her, and he after her; and he ran and she ran, till they came to the “Bridge of one hair,” and she got over but he couldn’t; and he said, “Woe worth you, Molly Whuppie!

never you come again.” “Never more, carle,” quoth she, “will I come again to .