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A Pottle O'Brains

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 5

Author

James
Riordan

Appeared in

The Woman in the Moon and Other Tales of Forgotten Heroines

Story Summary

When a fool comes looking for some brains, the wise old dame tells him to bring her the heart of what he likes best. After a few wrong attempts, he finally brings his wife who turns out to have enough brains for them both.