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  • Published: 27 November 2017
  • ISBN: 9781783445691
  • Imprint: Andersen
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $17.99

Troll Stinks!




Billy Goat discovers the perils of sending mean messages in this timely tale about online bullying

Billy Goat and his best friend Cyril are messing about with the farmer's mobile phone, taking selfies and playing games... until they discover the number for a troll. Grandpa Gruff says all trolls are bad, so Billy and Cyril decide to get their own back by sending mean messages. After all, trolls really do stink! Don't they?

  • Pub date: 27 November 2017
  • ISBN: 9781783445691
  • Imprint: Andersen
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $17.99

About the Authors

Jeanne Willis

Jeanne Willis is an award-winning children's author and scriptwriter. She had her first picture book published by Andersen Press at the age of 21, and since then she has won the Silver Medal Smarties Prize (Tadpole's Promise), the Nasen Special Needs Award (Susan Laughs), the Sheffield Children's Book Award (Who’s in The Loo) and the Red House Children's Book Award (Bottoms Up). Jeanne has also worked on scripts for TV, including Polly Pocket and The Slow Norris, and a pilot TV series for Dr Xargle. She lives in North London with her husband.

Tony Ross

Tony Ross has been illustrating books for over 40 years, and has been published all over the world. He is perhaps best known for his much-loved Little Princess series, which has been adapted for TV and is currently showing on Channel 5s Milkshake, and for his collaboration on David Walliams’ best-selling children’s books. Tony’s books have been shortlisted for the The Laugh Out Loud Book Awards (Slug Needs a Hug) and the Kate Greenaway (Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers), and Tadpole’s Promise won the Silver Medal Smarties Prize. He has been named as the best-selling illustrator in the UK for three years in a row, and he is the UK’s libraries' most-borrwed illustrator. He lives in Rutland.


Praise for Troll Stinks!

“Wise and funny”

Amanda Craig, New Statesman

“It’s as witty as Belloc and as much fun to read aloud, and children will absolutely understand the moral of the story too. Brilliant!”

Andrea Reece, Lovereading4Kids

“Imaginations will go wild with this funny tale about some very unusual animals!”

Hazel Holmes, Askews & Holts Library Services

“Filled with fun, pathos and drama”

MinervaReads


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