Hilda and the Troll

Hilda and the Troll

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Hilda can never sit still for long without setting off on another adventure. She can't resist exploring her enchanting world--a place where trolls walk, crows speak, and mountains move. The magic and folklore of the wild, windswept North come alive in this book about an adventurous little girl and her habit of befriending anything, no matter how curious it might seem.

While on an expedition to illustrate the magical creatures of the mountains around her home, Hilda spots a mountain troll. As the blue-haired explorer sits and sketches, she slowly starts to nod off. By the time she wakes up, the troll has totally disappeared and, even worse, Hilda is lost in a snowstorm. On her way home, Hilda befriends a lonely wooden man, and narrowly avoids getting squashed by a lost giant.

This brand new hardback edition of Hilda and the Troll (previously sold as em> Hildafolk in paperback) is packed with bonus, never-before-seen content and offers a fresh chance to read the very first outing in Luke Pearson's ever-popular series of magical Hilda adventures.

Luke Pearson , author of Hilda and the Midnight Giant , Hilda and the Bird Parade , and Everything We Miss , has fast become one of the leading talents of the UK comics scene. Hilda and the Midnight Giant was selected as one of 2012's twenty-five best illustrated children's books by Publishers Weekly magazine. The book also won the Young People's Comic Award at the 2012 British Comic Awards.

Publisher: London, Flying Eye Books,, 2013.
Copyright Date: ©2013.
ISBN: 9781909263147
Branch Call Number: J GRAPHIC HILDA Pearson Luke
Characteristics: 23 unnumbered pages :,chiefly colour illustrations ;,30 cm.
Additional Contributors: Pearson, Luke


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Jun 08, 2017

This fantastical adventure of an artist, reader, and explorer is such a wild trip. I want to hop right into the pages and spend more time with these characters. Super cute and has a good moral - don't make snap judgments.

Feb 16, 2017

Super cute book. It is so short though that it feels like you could read it as a bedtime story. I wish it had been longer.

Nov 17, 2016

This is the start of a series, and it's a good one. Hilda is one of those heroines the world needs. She's part Pippi Longstocking with a dash of Bilbo Baggins, but you can also call her late for dinner (though that happens in another adventure.)

Lovely illustrations, dangerous foes, fanciful folklore, and just enough cuteness is found within. Looking forward to reading the rest. And also looking forward to the animated series (though that will be in 2018, so don't sweat it just yet.)

May 30, 2016

Wonderfull book snd if you like Norwegian folk creatures and Trolls even better.


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Feb 16, 2017

LadyKatka thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

Jul 02, 2014

joycemas thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over


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CRRL_MaryBuck Jul 02, 2015

If Calvin of "Calvin and Hobbes" lived in Scandinavia, he'd be best friends with Hilda! Whimsy, wonderful drawings, and a heroine who's eager for adventure make this a fantastic read.

Jul 02, 2014

Hilda sits in her tent listening to the thunder passing overhead when she hears a bell. As she hurtles towards the vanishing tinkling sound, Hilda unwittingly embarks on an adventure into strange worlds ruled by magical forces.


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