The story is about a lonely old lady whose newlywed daughter and son-in-law live in a village near to her. One day, the old lady who misses her daughter puts her stuff together and heads for her house. On her way, she confronts many dangerous animals that try to eat her up. She promises that she will let them eat her on her way back home. After staying at her daughter’s for a few days, she decides to go back home. In order to protect herself from the wild animals, she hides in a big pumpkin and rolls back home. The animals fall for her trick and let her go assuming it’s just a pumpkin until Wolfie calls the old lady’s bluff. The story is narrated poetically and in a musical tone.