Author(s): Jeanne Willis; Tony Ross (Illustrator)
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?
"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 *
Jeanne Willis (Author) Jeanne Willis was born in St Albans and trained as an advertising copywriter at Watford College. She worked for various agencies creating press adverts and TV, cinema and radio commercials. She is now a full-time writer. Her hobbies include gardening, reading (non-fiction), natural history and collecting caterpillars. 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 and two children.Tony Ross (Illustrator) Tony Ross has illustrated over 800 books, which are published all over the world. Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and Tadpole's Promise won the Silver Medal in the Smarties Prize 2003. He was the British choice for the Andersen Medal 2004. The Nanny Goat's Kid was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2010. He lives in Rutland.