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The Troll

Written by Julia Donaldson

Illustrated by David Roberts

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A picture book for kids that love Adventure. 

An original and witty version of a traditional tale which shows what happens when two stories get blended into one. The Troll lives under the bridge – which is where he is meant to live. And the pirates are out to sea searching for treasure – which is what they are meant to do. But things get a bit muddled up when the troll goes off in search of a billy goat and accidentally finds the pirates’ treasure. How all gets successfully resolved is brilliantly told in words by Julia Donaldson and in pictures.

 

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The Troll Synopsis

The Troll longs for a goat - but has to make do with fish for supper instead. Meanwhile, Hank Chief and his pirate crew are digging for treasure - but it seems they've sailed to the wrong island again.

 

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ISBN: 9780230017948
Publication date: 02/07/2010
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780230017931
Publication date: 03/07/2009
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780230017948
Publication date: 2nd July 2010
Author: Julia Donaldson
Illustrator: David Roberts
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers, 5+ readers

About Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented prize-winning author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard adventures. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle books illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs – and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. She was Children’s Laureate 2011-13 and has been honoured with an MBE for Services to Literature. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West ...

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