|Jack and the
One of the many Pantomime's that we
get to see every Christmas Time.
There was once a boy
called Jack who was brave and
He lived with his mother in
a small cottage and their most valuable possession
was their cow, Buttercup But the day came when
Buttercup gave them no milk and
Jack's mother said she must be sold.
"Take her to
market," she told Jack, "and mind you get a good
price for her."
Jack set out to market leading Buttercup by her
halter. After a while
he sat down to rest by the
side of the road. An old man came by and
Jack told him where he was going.
"Don't bother to
go to the market," the
old man said. "Sell your cow to me. I will pay you
well. Look at these
beans. Only plant them, and
overnight you will find you have the finest
bean plants in all the world. You'll be better
offwith these beans than
with an old cow or money. Now, how many is five,