Multilingual Folk Tale Database

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

175: The Tarbaby and the Rabbit

      150-199 Wild Animals and Humans

            1-299 ANIMAL TALES

The rabbit, who has been stealiug fruit from a garden, is captured by means of a tarbaby, an image with tar. The rabbit tries to make the tarbaby talk and finally becomes so angry that he strikes it. He sticks to the tarbaby and is captured. Usually…


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