The Three Silly Billies
Normal Price: $34.58
Your Price: $31.12 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.46! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.56 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Three Silly Billies by Marge Palatini
Book DescriptionThree billy goats, unable to cross a bridge because they cannot pay the toll, form a car pool with The Three Bears, Little Red Riding Hood, and Jack of beanstalk fame to get past the rude Troll.
Buy Three Silly Billies book by Marge Palatini from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780689858628
(279mm x 222mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Simon & Schuster
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Marge Palatini
No Nap! Yes Nap!, Hardback (August 2014)
A humorous naptime book for baby (and sleepy mam, too) - a first-time collaboration from a best-selling author and award-winning illustrator.
Earthquack, Paperback (October 2005)
When Chucky Ducky hears the ground rumble, he's sure it's an "earthquack," while Iggy Piggy thinks it's just hogwash. Filled with wordplay, rhyme, and alliteration, this sweet story features lighthearted, full-color illustrations.
Bedhead, Hardback (December 2003)» View all books by Marge Palatini
After many unsuccessful attempts to control his unruly hair one morning, Oliver and his family think that they have solved the problem--until he gets to school and finds that it is school picture day.
US Kirkus Review » Though Moser veers off course on one page, this tale of a temporary traffic jam at the local troll bridge will draw fresh bursts of hilarity from fans of Earthquack! (2002) and similar riffs on familiar folktales. A surly gent who resembles, in characteristically droll, realistic illustrations, a diminutive orangutan in ill-fitting human clothes and a hard hat, stops the jalopy driven by Billy Bob, Billy Bo and Just Plain Billy, demanding they "start passing the buck" if they want to cross the bridge. So they pull out and inflate a plastic "car pool" to raise funds from overheated fellow travelers. Joined by Jack, Three Bears and Little Red Riding Hood, the three Billys finally wash the troll collector over the side in a climactic but off-stage reversal of fortune, then motor off, leaving the even more disgruntled attendant to face a jolly ("Fee fie fo fum . . . Is that a troll I smell? . . . Yummy yum yum!") green new arrival. Comic flourishes galore in this breezy retelling, though no match for the richness of language and feeling in Patricia Rae Wolff's Toll-Bridge Troll (1995), illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root. (Picture book/folktale. 6-8) (Kirkus Reviews)
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Three Silly Billies book by Marge Palatini and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.