The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Mary Finch

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Retells the traditional tale about three billy goats who trick a troll that lives under the bridge.
 

About Mary Finch

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Finch worked for 12 years in children's publishing and nine years as a children's bookseller. Arenson loves wotking with shapes, colors, and patters.
 
Published June 1, 1957 by Harcourt. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Education & Reference. Fiction

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A classic fairy tale gets a facelift, with collage illustrations and a delightful repetitive phrase sure to rouse smiles.

Jun 24 2010 | Read Full Review of The Three Billy Goats Gruff

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Rounds's pedestrian retelling of the familiar Norwegian folk tale about the billy goats who trick a mean troll lacks the verve and vitality that has made the story a favorite of kids around the world.

Mar 01 1993 | Read Full Review of The Three Billy Goats Gruff

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Enlisting a clean design and a straightforward approach, this comely retelling revivifies an old, familiar tale. All the original elements remain intact, down to the significant ``TRIT-TROT, TRIT-TROT

Aug 30 1993 | Read Full Review of The Three Billy Goats Gruff

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Finch (The Little Red Hen and the Ear of Wheat) and Arenson (One, Two, Skip a Few!) play up this familiar tale's lean but highly satisfying narrative trajectory.

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