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Fairy Tale: The Turnip

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Tale's Author: Russian Folks Fairy Tale, translated by Irina Zheleznova.
Name of the Tale: The Turnip
Fairy-Tale's Genre: Domestic
The People of Country: Russian People from Russia.

The Turnip

One day Grandfather planted a turnip. The turnip grew and grew till it was very, very big.
Grandfather went to pluck it. He pulled and he pulled but he could not pull it out.
So he called Grandmother.

Grandmother took hold of Grandfather, and Grandfather took hold of the turnip, and they pulled and they pulled but they could not pull it out.
So Grandmother called Granddaughter.

Granddaughter took hold of Grandmother, Grandmother took hold of Grandfather, Grandfather took hold of the turnip, and they pulled and they pulled but they could not pull it out, So Granddaughter called Dog.

Dog took hold of Granddaughter, Granddaughter took hold of Grandmother, Grandmother took hold of Grandfather, Grandfather took hold of the turnip, and they pulled and they pulled but they could not pull it out.
So Dog called Cat.

Cat took hold of Dog, Dog took hold of Granddaughter, Granddaughter took hold of Grandmother, Grandmother took hold of Grandfather, Grandfather took hold of the turnip, and they pulled and they pulled but they could not pull it out.
So Cat called Mouse.

Mouse took hold of Cat, Cat took hold of Dog, Dog took hold of Granddaughter, Granddaughter took hold of Old Woman, Grandmother took hold of Grandfather, Grandfather took hold of the turnip, and they pulled and they pulled till at last. . . OUT IT CAME!

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