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Three billy goats Gruff

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English



  • Norway.


  • Fairy tales.,
  • Folklore -- Norway.

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About the Edition

An easy-to-read retelling of the fairy tale about three clever goats and a nasty troll.

Edition Notes

Other titles3 billy goats Gruff.
Statementretold by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack ; illustrated by Tom Dunnington.
SeriesStart-off stories
ContributionsMcKissack, Fredrick., Dunnington, Tom, ill., Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen, 1812-1885.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.M465 Ti 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2738683M
ISBN 100516023667
LC Control Number86033450

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May 19,  · Pinkney's pencil-and-watercolor art makes The Three Billy Goats Gruff a triumph. He excels at drawing animals, making them realistically animal-like and expressive at the same time. The faces of his goats are sweetly appealing, while his troll is suitably scary, a gnarled green creature with fangs, claw-like nails, and a snapping lion's tail.5/5. The Three Billy Goat's Gruff is a famous Norwegian folktale that will charm any child. A mean and hungry troll lives under a bridge. He's hungry for a meal and would . used this book in reception year, it is a traditional tale. the children really enjoyed the theme it has three different sized billy goats and need to cross the bridge to get to the green grass across other the side as they are hungry and the side they live on has no grass left.4/5. Apr 18,  · Robert Bender's colorful telling of The Three Billy Goats Gruff. With simple, direct language and vibrant illustrations, this book tells the story of three wily goats who outsmart and overcome the hungry troll who guards their bridge.4/5.

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