by Mac Barnett
13 Oct 2022
A brilliant retelling of the well-loved classic The Three Billy Goats Gruff - with a hilarious twist! I am a troll. I live to eat. I love the sound of hooves and feetand paws and claws on cobblestones.
For that's the sound of meat and bones! What lives under the bridge? A terrifying troll who is always hungry! And this troll loves to gobble up anyone who dares to cross the bridge, but his favourite of all is billy goat: goat rump in a honey glaze, curried goat and goat smeared on toast - you name it, this troll LOVES it! So, when the three Billy Goats Gruff decide to clip clop clip clop across the bridge, the troll is already imagining all the scrumptious ways to fill his belly. But what if the troll is about to underestimate those seemingly sweet goats... And bite off more than he can chew! A story told with pitch perfect timing, pacing and hilarious detail with Barnett's signature narrator voice, this is Billy Goats Gruff as never before! Award-winning illustrator, Jon Klassen, brings the story to life with his stunning visuals The first in an incredible new collection of fractured fairy tales crafted by one of today's most celebrated and acclaimed author-illustrator duos