The Old Woman In The Woods

The Old Woman in the Woods   Ages 7 and Up

When Jack gets turned out of home for his laziness he meets an old woman in the woodsFirst she asks him to take off his jacket, then it’s his boots and then….   What comes next?  You’ll have to click on the link and listen to find out.   I don’t know where this story comes from but I suspect it’s been around a while9:51 mins.

There are lots and lots of Jack tales.  Do you know any others?  Why not leave a comment below?

Story origin for me: Toronto storytellers Marylyn Peringer and Norman Perrin.

 

 

 

 

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Jack and the Walnut

01 Jack and the Walnut   Age 9 and up

As always, Jack gets himself into trouble.  He wants to help his elderly mother.  He causes havoc instead.   Recorded live.  A story from Scotland.  6.55 mins

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Story origin for me: Scottish teller Bea Ferguson who had heard it from the great storytelling Scottish Traveller — Duncan Williams.

 

 

 

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