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Jack and the beanstalk


Jack lives with his mother, they are very poor. One day Jack sells the cow for some beans. His mother is angry, but the beans are magic!

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The giant in this story has a magic harp that can sing and a magic hen that lays golden eggs! 

Imagine that some of the things in your house are magic. Tell us all about them. For example:

  • My slippers - when I wear my magic slippers I can jump as high as my house.
  • My red giraffe - when I go to sleep with red giraffe I have nice dreams. 
  • My school bag - if my school bag is heavy it grows wings and can fly to school.


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LearnEnglish Kids team 
BrownBlue100's picture

which character in the story about that can i say its my favorite character?

DJSunflowerOwl's picture

Ilike it

BlackFireflyTeam's picture

 Fee,Fi, Fo, Fum. These words are very funny. I liked the way the giant said it.

KingDragonBamboo's picture

 Me too

RedRapRap's picture

That was :)

CreepyTopaz4's picture

really very good!

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