Troll Forest: A Norwegian Tale
This beautifully-illustrated troll tale set in Norway begs to be read out-loud!
Peter, a fourteen-year-old boy, works as a hired farmhand in the next village to earn money to help his mother save their farm. On his way home, he finds himself alone in the forest just before dark. Peter has no choice but to spend the night in the forest. He falls into a restless sleep but is soon awakened by loud voices. In the moonlight, he sees a huge woman emerge from the forest followed by a ten-foot-tall man carrying a youngling on his shoulders. At first, Peter is frightened by these strange folk; but when the youngling falls into a rolling stream, his parents unaware of his danger; Peter must decide whether to try to save the youngling or to stay safely hidden. In the end, with a little magic, will Peter be able to save the youngling and his mother’s farm? Join Peter on his adventures in the enchanting, magical Troll Forest.
Reading level: 6-9 years
Length: 32 pages