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Norwegian Fairy Tales: Peer Gynt, East of the Sun and West of the Moon, the Master Maid, Three Billy Goats Gruff, White-Bear-King-Valemon

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Published October 9th 2011
ISBN : 9781155469652
Paperback
116 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 20. Chapters: Three Billy Goats Gruff, East of the Sun and West of the Moon, The Master Maid, Soria Moria Castle,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 20. Chapters: Three Billy Goats Gruff, East of the Sun and West of the Moon, The Master Maid, Soria Moria Castle, White-Bear-King-Valemon, The Giant Who Had No Heart in His Body, Tatterhood, Katie Woodencloak, Farmer Weathersky, The Three Princesses of Whiteland, Shortshanks, The Blue Belt, The Lassie and Her Godmother, Little Annie the Goose-Girl, Dapplegrim, Boots and the Troll, Why the Sea is Salt, The Princess on the Glass Hill, The Old Dame and her Hen, The Twelve Wild Ducks, Bushy Bride, True and Untrue, The Seven Foals, The Three Aunts, Boots Who Ate a Match With the Troll, The Cat on the Dovrefjell, Buttercup, Doll i the Grass, Lord Peter, Boots and His Brothers, The Charcoal Burner, Gertrudes Bird. Excerpt: Three Billy Goats Gruff (Norwegian: ) is a Norwegian fairy tale. The fairy tale was collected by Peter Christen Asbj rnsen and J rgen Moe in their Norske Folkeeventyr, first published between 1841 and 1844. It has an eat-me-when-Im-fatter plot (Aarne-Thompson type 122E). The story introduces three male goats, sometimes identified in the story as youngster, father and grandfather, but more often described as brothers. There is no grass left for them to eat near to where they live, so they must cross a river to get to a s ter (a meadow) or hillside on the other side of a stream in order to eat and get fat. To do so, they must first cross a bridge, under which lives a fearsome troll who eats anyone who passes that way. The smallest billy goat is the first to cross and is immediately stopped by the troll who threatens to gobble him up The little goat convinces him to wait for the bigger billy goat to come across because he is larger and more gratifying as a feast. The greedy troll agrees and lets the smallest goat cross. The middle goat sees that the youngest one has crossed and reaches the conclusion that the b...