Synopses & Reviews
andlt;Iandgt;"Hold your horsepower," said the little man with a stamp, a stomp, and a snort. "This is a troll bridge. I'm the Troll. Now, start passing the buck."andlt;/Iandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Bill Bob, Billy Bo, and Just Plain Billy don't have enough money to cross the troll bridge. But by pooling their pennies with the Three Bears, Little Red Riding Hood, and Jack, the Three SIlly Billies are able to pay the toll and cross the deep river in jolly good style. And there's a whopping surprise in store for the Troll! andlt;BRandgt; As in andlt;Iandgt;Earthquack!,andlt;/Iandgt; Margie Palatini and Barry Moser combine their talents to create an inventive new version of a favorite folktale.
As in their celebrated "Earthquack!," Palatini and Moser combine their talents to create an raucous retelling of "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" that's ideal for reading aloud and reinforcing math concepts. Full color.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Margie Palatiniandlt;/bandgt; is the author of many celebrated children's books, including andlt;iandgt;Lousy Rotten Stinkin' Grapes,andlt;/iandgt; andlt;iandgt;The Three Silly Billiesandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Earthquack!andlt;/iandgt;, all illustrated by Barry Moser, as well as andlt;iandgt;Sweet Toothandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Bedheadandlt;/iandgt;, both illustrated by Jack E. Davis. She lives with her family in New Jersey. Visit Margie at margiepalatini.com. andlt;bandgt;Barry Moserandlt;/bandgt; has won numerous accolades for his work, including the prestigious National Book Award for Design and Illustration and the andlt;iandgt;Boston Globe-Horn Bookandlt;/iandgt; Award. He is both an author and an artist, whose illustrations can be seen in books ranging from andlt;iandgt;Voices of Ancient Egyptandlt;/iandgt; by Kay Winters to andlt;iandgt;Hummingbird Nest: A Journal of Poemsandlt;/iandgt; by Kristine O'Connell George. Barry Moser's work is represented in collections throughout the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the British Museum, and the Library of Congress. He lives in western Massachusetts.