It is time to pay taxes to the king, but all that Joseph and his mother have to offer him is a goose. They were told that the goose is magical and lays golden eggs. But they never see a single golden egg—until they give the goose to the king. In the king’s luxury, the goose begins to lay the precious eggs. But the goose has many demands of the king. She must have everything she wants in order to keep laying golden eggs. The greedy king agrees. Does the king pay too high a price? Will he be able to meet the needs of the goose? Or, will he learn that enough is enough?