Troll Wood by Kathryn Cave


Troll Wood by Kathryn Cave

This is Troll Wood. No one goes there. Will you? We will. And they did. A family in need of a new home find themselves in the mysterious Troll Wood and forced to take shelter there. But within the wood they find a world of unpicked flowers, uneaten fruits and unexplored paths, just waiting to be discovered. Can you see the trolls in Troll Wood? And will you join them there? An enchanting picture book about dealing with change and overcoming obstacles, by the award-winning author of Something Else and brought vividly to life by Paul Hess's whimsical illustrations.


'Enchanting and atmospheric.'

'A charming tale of adventure, discovery and family harmony.'

'An amazing book ... A beguiling story that works on many levels ... It's got a great story, illustrations you'd want to pore over again and again and that edgy something else that will stay with you long after you've put the book back on the shelf. A winner all round!'

'A sophisticated book for the discerning youngster who appreciates good rhyming and enchantingly surreal illustrations. An exquisite book.'

'The rich illustrations invite a careful look ... the book has a gentle, interesting feel ... The message is subtle.'

'A story...with beautiful and unusual illustrations'

'The rich illustrations invite a careful look ... the book has a gentle, interesting feel ... The message is subtle.'

About the Author

KATHRYN CAVE has written numerous books for children including, Something Else, which was also illustrated by Chris Riddell. Her latest picture book for Frances Lincoln is Troll Wood. She lives in Hampstead, North London.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

1st March 2013



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