A poor widow had only one son, who was very rebellious and spent all his money. Not having more resources for nothing, Jack convinced his mother to sell the single cow that still had. After much resistance, she accepted. On the way to sell the animal, found a man who proposed to replace it with some grains of magic beans. Jack accepted the offer and returned home happy. When her mother knew of the exchange was enfurecida, threw the seeds out the window and cried a lot. As they had nothing to eat, were to sleep with hunger. The following day, Jack found a footing of beans with thick stems and intertwined, so high that touch the clouds. Then, the boy decided to climb the tree grow. It took several hours up until they reached a strange place, he found a fairy who said because of a false friend that his father had in the past, the family of Jack lost all the money it had. The fairy said also that it could not help before because had lost his powers temporarily, but now the recovered and has made Jack changing the cow by grains to help, because the man who stealed his father was a giant who lived in that place. The fairy guided Jack by the road below the castle that gave the giant, saying that everything that Jack would be found there, by law, are his and his mother. On reaching the home of the giant, was attended by his wife, who Jack asked food and a place to rest. She took him to fourth, serving food and drink to him. Suddenly, heard the voice of the giant, which made the house to tremble, asking for your food. Jack suggested that the woman hide him in the oven and she did so. Jack spying by the furnace, was horrified by the amount of food consumed by giant. After eating, he asked the woman to bring the chicken and Jack saw the chicken put an egg of gold. The giant having fun with the chicken, and after picked up on sleep and the boy took the bird to flee, dropping back by the beanstalk.
Arriving at home, he showed the chicken to the mother and told her the story, leaving the woman very happy. But after a while Jack decided to return to monster''s home to bring more wealth. Disguise yourself, painting the face. Arriving there, Jack asked help for woman again. Again Jack can see the giant and saw when he began to tell their sacks of gold coins. When the giant slept, Jack ran away with the gold coins. At home, the boy handed the money to his mother, and during three years Jack lived happily with her. Before that, disguise again, the boy left for a new meeting with the giant. Once the home of the giant, Jack had to asked hard to get the woman''s help, but finally, she managed the hide him in a melting pot. Then, spying by the cap, the boy saw the harp more incredible that you can imagine, as an order of the giant she began playing alone and beautifully. When the monster picked up on sleep, Jack gripped with the harp and ran. But the harp was delighted and soon began to scream for his master. The giant agreed, raised up and saw Jack running. He ran behind the boy, but had eaten much and failed to achieve he. When Jack came to the ground, cut the stem of the beans with an axe. The giant fell in the garden of the head and died immediately. At that time, appeared the fairy who explained everything to the Jack''s mother and they could well jõcontinue to take care of life and the ranch, and never missing money to eat again.