The Three Billy Goats' Stuff by Bob Hartman


The Three Billy Goats' Stuff by Bob Hartman

Once again, Bob Hartman gives his inimitable treatment to a retelling of the popular traditional tale of the story of the Three Billy Goats Gruff. This time the Troll can be found under the climbing frame in the school playground of the Traditional Academy for Small Furry Animals and the Odd Mythical Creature. Children are sure to know a similar bullying character in their own school and will be delighted to see the Troll get his come-uppance. Jacqueline East's witty illustrations include appealing yet characterful animals and a suitably obnoxious Troll. This fun-filled tale will appeal to fans of The Wolf Who Cried Boy and other Hartman followers.


Lavish use of white space, clever illustrations, and an unusual typeface create an attractive package. -- School Library Journal

About the Author

Bob Hartman

Internationally acclaimed Bob Hartman is a much-loved performance storyteller for children. Renowned for his dynamic, energetic and interactive performances, Bob has entertained audiences on both sides of the Atlantic – from the Pittsburgh Children’s Museum to schools, bookshops and major festivals throughout the UK – including the Edinburgh International Book Festival and the Northern Children’s Book Festival, both of which he has been a well-loved favourite at for a number of years. His audiences range in number from 10 to 100 and beyond and are enjoyed by all ages.

Bob’s storytelling programme combines traditional folk-tales from around the world, retold in his own inimitable style, with his own inventive stories. Bob loves to help children create their own stories on the spot, and also runs practical workshops for older children and adults who want to understand the power of storytelling and improve their skills.

Bob Hartman and is author of the Lion Storyteller series, a number of picture story books including Noah’s Big Boat, Dinner in the Lions’ Den, The Wolf who Cried Boy and The Three Billy Goats’ Stuff as well as Mr Aesop’s Story Shop and a series of books for adults: Telling the Bible and Telling the Gospel in which he offers his thoughts on storytelling and tips on how to tell stories in fresh and intriguing ways.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 5 To 7


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Publication date

5th March 2007



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