Goblins are mischievous malicious
fairies that live in small caves and underground caverns.
Sometimes goblins attach themselves to houses or families -
they can be heard at night, banging pots and pans, dragging
furniture around, rapping at doors and windows, or even
snatching the bedclothes off sleeping people.
Sometimes goblins help parents in
disciplining their children - they give presents to children
who have been good, and punish and play wicked tricks on those
who have been naughty.
Goblins are thought to be
companions to the dead and are known to lure humans to their