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The Stable Troll
     

The Stable Troll

by Ilon Wikland (Illustrator)
 
Small and furry, the stable troll is a helpful little creature that helps out on the farm on which he lives. But as the family who own the farm grow up and move away, leaving the lazy eldest son to manage the fields and the animals, the troll finds himself overworked and ignored.

Leaving the farm, he sets off through the woods, helping and befriending the various

Overview

Small and furry, the stable troll is a helpful little creature that helps out on the farm on which he lives. But as the family who own the farm grow up and move away, leaving the lazy eldest son to manage the fields and the animals, the troll finds himself overworked and ignored.

Leaving the farm, he sets off through the woods, helping and befriending the various animals that he meets. Unlike the farmer he has left behind, the animals are ready and willing to repay him for his assistance, guiding him and his new friend the wood troll though the forests and mountains and lakes, until they find themselves called back to the farm, where a surprise awaits them.

Ilon Wikland's full colour illustrations add to the charm of this captivating tale.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780744400656
Publisher:
Lutterworth Press, The
Publication date:
01/01/1987
Pages:
26
Product dimensions:
7.98(w) x 9.46(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Wikland is a refugee from Estonia and came to Sweden in 1944. She started drawing as a hobby during a long stay in the hospital, before going on to study in a school of advertising and book design.

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