Book jacket image for The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Mac Barnett

Orchard

9781338673845

STARRED REVIEW

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

In this retelling of the classic Norwegian fairy tale, the antagonist plays a creepy and devilishly funny role.

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Review of ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff’

Mac Barnett and Caldecott Medalist Jon Klassen take on the classic Norwegian fairy tale of comeuppance in The Three Billy Goats Gruff. Their rendition spends a notable amount of time with the tale’s villain, a remarkably creepy troll with spindly legs and pointy, fanglike teeth that protrude from his lower jaw. A…

Interview with Jon Klassen

Two award-winning children’s book creators reveal how they told their story about some goats and a troll under a bridge.

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