A mother and her seven children live happily together until one day when the mother goes off to market. She tells her children not to touch fire and not to let anyone in the door. When Heckedy Peg, a sly witch, comes to the door, however, the children are tricked into letting her in, and she turns them into food. A fairy tale with rich illustrations.
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