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- Once upon a time there lived a
little boy with his grandmother and
aunt. After a while his aunt got married
to a man who possessed a magic
bird. Anyone who would eat the livers
and lights of the bird would find
gold under his head every morning.
On the day of the marriage the
bird was cooked and killed for the
wedding. The little boy was at school
and when he arrived home there was
nobody in the house but his grandmother.
After a while he went up to the room
On the table he saw the bird and
without thinking at the livers and
When the newly married couple returned
home they were very angry when they
saw the livers and lights were gone and
they wanted the little boy away out of
the house altogether(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.