is your garden now, little children,” said the Giant, and he took a great axe
and knocked down the wall. And when the people were going to market at twelve
o’clock they found the Giant playing with the children in the most beautiful
garden they had ever seen.
day long they played, and in the evening they came to the Giant to bid him
where is your little companion?” he said: “the boy I put into the tree.” The
Giant loved him the best because he had kissed him.
don’t know,” answered the children; “he has gone away.”
must tell him to be sure and come here to-morrow,” said the Giant. But the
children said that they did not know where he lived, and had never seen him
before; and the Giant felt very sad.
afternoon, when school was over, the children came and played with the Giant.
But the little boy whom the Giant loved was never seen again. The Giant was
very kind to all th