The Three Billy Goats Gruff

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Book - 1973
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Three clever billy goats outwit a big ugly troll that lives under the bridge they must cross on their way up the mountain.
Publisher: New York, NY : Clarion Books, c1973
ISBN: 9780395288122
Characteristics: 31 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm


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ArapahoeSteffen Mar 05, 2019

My favorite of the Galdone illustrated tales, the pictures in this version absolutely CAPTIVATED me as a little kid. Fascinated and sorta scared is my favorite tone for books in the Rhymes, Songs and Tales category.

Jun 13, 2017

Entertaining book for small ones about a mean troll and three goats who outwit the troll to get to a better place to eat and grow. I found it a challenge to read about the three goats all with the same name, because saying "three Billy Goats Gruff" produced a speaking impediment for me which thoroughly entertained my daughter while I was trying to read the book to my twin grandchildren. Illustrations were very evocative and interesting. Always a good story when the good guys win, and an opportunity to talk about being smart in a challenging situation.

May 21, 2017

Classic story (brings me back to my childhood). My 3 and 5 year old daughters loved it.

nypl_morningside_heights Jan 15, 2014

classic folktale

JCLBethanyB Apr 01, 2013

This is a really good book!

Jan 30, 2013

Perfect, classic version, and man, is Galdone's troll ugly.

jmngraf Dec 30, 2012

Used when teaching the Spaulding method

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jmngraf thinks this title is suitable for 5 years and over


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