JACK THE GIANT KILLER - An English Children's Tale of Magic and Awe: Baba Indaba's Children's Stories - Issue 302 by Anon E. Mouse

JACK THE GIANT KILLER - An English Children's Tale of Magic and Awe: Baba Indaba's Children's…

byAnon E. Mouse

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ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 302
In this 302nd issue of the Baba Indaba’s Children's Stories series, Baba Indaba narrates the Conish/Welsh story of “JACK THE GIANT KILLER”

This tale is set during the reign of King Arthur and tells of a young Cornish farmer's son named Jack who is not only strong but so clever he easily confounds the learned with his penetrating wit. Jack encounters a cattle-eating giant called Cormoran (Cornish: 'The Giant of the Sea') and lures him to his death in a pit trap. Jack is dubbed 'Jack the Giant-Killer' for this feat and receives not only the giant's wealth, but a sword and belt to commemorate the event.

In the second part, a man-eating giant named Blunderbore vows vengeance for Cormoran's death and carries Jack off to an enchanted castle. Jack manages to slay Blunderbore and his brother Rebecks. He also frees three ladies held captive in the giant's castle.
More adventures follow in England and Wales with Jack using his wit to outfox the Giants everytime and rid the land of the terror the presence the giants bring about.

In his adventures Jack collects more magical icons which help achieve invisibility and other super-natural states – you can see where modern-day video games get their plots from.

In jack’s last adventure an elderly man directs him to an enchanted castle belonging to the giant Galigantus, or Galligantua. But what happens next?

Is Galigantus Jack’s nemisis or does he succeed – again? If he does succeed are there any Giants left in Britain for Jack to conquer or does he have to go abroad to find more? Or……does Jack finally meet his match with a comely maiden, or maybe a beautiful princess?
You're invited to download and read the story to find out what happens to Jack.

Baba Indaba is a fictitious Zulu storyteller who narrates children's stories from around the world. Baba Indaba translates as "Father of Stories".

Each issue also has a "WHERE IN THE WORLD - LOOK IT UP" section, where young readers are challenged to look up a place on a map somewhere in the world. The place, town or city is relevant to the story. HINT - use Google maps.

33% of the profit from the sale of this book will be donated to charities.
INCLUDES LINKS TO DOWNLOAD 8 FREE STORIES
 

Title:JACK THE GIANT KILLER - An English Children's Tale of Magic and Awe: Baba Indaba's Children's…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:May 19, 2017Publisher:Abela PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:8826439117

ISBN - 13:9788826439112

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