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A classic favorite retold by multi-acclaimed artist Jerry Pinkney.
The Loo family has traveled very far to start a new life. In Bearland, none of the other bears look, talk, or act like the Loo family. For Chee-Kee Loo, everything is strange; and he feels like he'll never fit in. But one day, some bears find themselves in a jam, and Chee-Kee might be just the right panda to save the day.
When the three billy goats Gruff are hungry, they see bountiful grass to eat across an old bridge. But the bridge is home to a terrible troll, who is peckish himself, and looking for a tasty morsel to gobble up. In his interpretation of the timeless tale, Jerry Pinkney shows there's little good to come from greed--but in the end, redemption for even the most trollish bully is possible. A dramatic gatefold heightens the climax of this brilliant rendition.
★ “Lively and engaging version of a favorite Aesop fable." –School Library Journal
★ "From an unparalleled artist, another brilliant work." –Kirkus Reviews
★ “Splendid, nuanced, and unfailingly entertaining.” –Publishers Weekly
★ “Beautiful, exciting, and memorable.” –Booklist