A traditional German tale about the perils of greed, and what happens to those who always want more than they have. When a fisherman catches a magical fish, he has the chance to change his fortune, but will his wife's dissatisfaction put everything at risk?
Copper/Band 12 books provide more complex plots and longer chapters that develop reading stamina.
Text type: A traditional tale
Curriculum links: English: fairy stories, myths and legends; books from other cultures and traditions