The Three Billy Goats Gruff

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff

By Paul Galdone

Houghton Mifflin, Hardcover, 9780547576558, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 6, 2011


A folk tale classic by Paul Galdone, in a beautiful gift edition with gold foil accents.

The three Billy Goats Gruff are hungry and want to go over the bridge to a fine meadow full of grass and daisies where they can eat and eat. But under the bridge lives a troll who’s as mean as he is scary . . .

About the Author
Paul Galdone was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1907 and emigrated to the United States in 1928. After finishing his studies at the Art Student League and the New York School of Industrial Design, Mr. Galdone worked in the art department of a major publishing house. There he was introduced to the process of bookmaking, an activity that was soon to become his lifelong career. Before his death in 1986, Mr. Galdone illustrated almost three hundred books, many of which he himself wrote or retold. He is fondly remembered for his contemporary style, bright earthy humor, and action-filled illustrations, which will continue to delight for generations to come.

Praise For The Three Billy Goats Gruff

"The large, lively, double-page spreads are sure to win a responsive audience at story hour." -- School Library Journal