Billy Goats Gruff: Rough Stuff is a really fun, engaging expansion on the original story - now you have eight characters instead of only four, with great new 'back stories' on all the original creatures that make them all come to life in your imagination.
What is the Troll really like? Why is Big Billy goat afraid to cross? How does the littlest goat get up the courage to go across first? Why do they REALLY want to cross the bridge? (hint: It's for the 'rough stuff'!)
The audiobook is full of distinct and engaging character voices, sound effects for all the action, and even songs for all the characters.
There's so much on courage and motivation and not giving up, and there's special creatures that others make fun of that are heroes and help save the day - no 'preaching' at all, just part of what makes this the best Billy Goats Gruff story you'll ever experience.
Once you listen to Billy Goats Gruff: Rough Stuff you'll fall in love with the characters, even the 'bad guys' and you'll want to listen again and again.
Billy Goats Gruff: Rough Stuff is full of surprises - believe it or not, there's even an ecological benefit to the goats crossing the bridge- and it's what goats do best!
Note: The Troll is a bit 'scarier' than all the 'kiddie' versions out there, but he's a lot more interesting too. Check out the audio demo to see if it is right for your child - if you think they might be too 'young' for Billy Goats Gruff: Rough Stuff this year, then save it for when they are ready next year, because it is sure to become one of their favorite stories!
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