From the beanstalk reaching to the sky, to the self-playing harp, this story is full of captivating and unique ideas that surely influenced its popularity among both children and adults.
Not long after, Jack heard the Giant causing the house to shake, and the Giantess hid Jack in the oven.
The bad decisions include trading Milky-White for the beans and stealing from the Giant.
The family is poor and starving.
And all they had to live on was the milk the cow gave every morning which they carried to the market and sold.
On the way to the market he meets an old man who offers to give him tiny, little magic beans in exchange for the big, healthy cow.