Browse Abstracts (11 total)

| by dePaola, Tomie

Helga, a beautiful troll, sets out to earn her dowry to marry Lars. Her plan doesn't work out like she had hoped. Be ready for a funny ending.

| by Marshall, Edward

Elsie Fay Johnson is a little girl who is fascinated with trolls and would like to meet one. After she hears her mother's story, she finds herself in the same situation and must use quick thinking to get free.

| by Wolff, Patricia Rae

Everyday on his walk to school Trigg must cross the tollbridge where a mean troll lives. The troll will not let Trigg pass, so Trigg must think of ways to outsmart the troll.

| by Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman

The troll family decides to leave their home under the ground and go to San Francisco. The family has a book of sayings to use, but the sayings are old and incorrect. The trolls think they are making friends but are actually upsetting the people they encounter.

| by Brett, Jan

Treva takes her dog with her to visit her cousin in the mountains. Unfortunately, nasty trolls, who want to steal Tuffi, confront Treva. Treva refuses to give up, which leads to quite an adventure.

| by Krensky, Stephen

Imagine growing up and being just a little different than everyone else. Morgan was never interested in troll things, even the games they played. He wanted more than troll life could give him. When he gets the job of forager, he begins a whole new life.

| by Mayer, Mercer

A little boy is afraid that the nightmare in his closet will get him. One night, he decides to shoot the nightmare, but soon befriends the monster.

| by Mayer, Mercer

A little girl thinks she hears something in the attic. Her parents won't go look, so she investigates. She finds the nightmare, catches it, then helps it escape.

| by Le Guin, Ursula K.

A young boy is taken by trolls and his older sister tries to find him with the help of her magic wooden horse. The red mare comes to life and they rescue her brother from the troll's high mountain.

| by Lindgren, Astrid

Reynard is a hungry fox who goes to a farm to steal food. There he meets a tomten who shares his food with Reynard.

| by Johnston, Tony

A series of several short stories about two friends - a troll and a mole -that describe several adventures they go through together from losing a tooth to being afraid of the dark.
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