Yes, children’s books can be pretty silly. Who would give a pig a pancake, or a moose a muffin? Only a Monster would do such a thing. But what about a tailor who cuts off your thumbs if you put them in your mouth? Or what about a story of a boy who starves to death because he doesn’t want his soup anymore? This is the content of children’s books in the 1800’s and it only gets crazier.

Join Jack and Sam as they explore the folklore of Struwwelpeter.