This interesting story will be useful for children and adults. This fairy tale plunges us into the atmosphere of ordinary European village of the 19th century. This fairy tale has a philosophical point of view, linear plot, full of humor and sarcasm. This story has a moral aspect. It is about a man who was considered the most frugal of all the dwellers. Once upon a time he said to his son: "We live upon little, but if we were more frugal still, we might live upon nothing at all". This tale is about greed and grievance. What does he want to do to live more frugal?