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The Too-Tall Troll in the Tiny Tollhouse

The Too-Tall Troll in the Tiny Tollhouse
The Too-Tall Troll in the Tiny Tollhouse
Reads: 
288
Pages: 
40
Average: 4.8 (8 votes)
4.75

Tilden Troll didn’t think he was any different from other trolls until he entered the first grade. There, because of his size, he was laughed at and teased by his classmates, who were led by one especially nasty bully. But when the bully found himself in big trouble, only Tilden’s size could save him. That became the start of a new friendship and the end of the bullying. The class learned that it’s okay to be different, everyone is; but bullying and making fun of others is always wrong.

Reviews

vivian27000's picture
he can be as tall as he is and he shouldn't get bullied for it and you shouldn't either
dehubler's picture
Children today go to schools that are multicultural and populated by students of many races, religions and languages. I wrote this book in hopes of teaching children to be kind to one another despite their differences and that bullying is never appropriate behavior. In the process, I tried to make it an enjoyable, funny read for parents. Enjoy!

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Pages: 40
Reading Level: Advanced (9 to 13)
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-936352-69-2
Categories: Boys, Educational, Family & Friends
Features: Illustrations, Chapters
Keywords: school, bullying, growing up, laughed at, tall, troll, making fun, class
Date Added: January 6, 2011
The TooTall Troll in the Tiny Tollhouse Written by David E Hubler Illustrated by Carlos Lemos ISBN    David Hubler All rights reserved No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form or stored transmitted or recorded by any means without the written permission of the author Published by Mirror Publishing Milwaukee WI Printed in the USA For Layla Grayce and Macie Layne Hubler Children of the 21st Century Our beautiful granddaughters And to Rebecca their always young grandmother Whoopteedoo shouted Thomas Troll trotting into the front room of his townhouse and nearly scaring the wits out of his wife Tabitha Troll and their son Tilden who was dozing in front of the TV but was awake just enough to see the excitement in his father s eyes Ive been transferred he cried Whoop teedoo Whats that dear Tabitha asked Youve been transferred Oh dear To where To a tollhouse he said joyously Im no longer a trolley tokentaker troll From now on I am a tollhouse tolltaker trolland with a troll tollhouse of my very own For years Thomas had worked on the Troll Town trolley transit line between the small troll town of Here and the smaller troll town of There taking tiny tokens of traveling trolls There used to be a stop at the even smaller town of Nowhere but over the years all the trolls had moved to Elsewhere leaving Nowhere with nobody Thomas was so happy he fell into the soft fuzzy chair that was his favorite A broad grin spread across his face so wide in fact that the edges of his lips were almost able to kiss his long troll earlobes which like many trolls was one of Thomas most prominent and proud  features To some trolls long earlobes were a sign of special beauty to others however they were a sign of special intelligence because trolls with long earlobes obviously could listen better than trolls with shorter earlobes And because everything they heard went quickly to the brain longlobed trolls always did better in school That physical attribute alas does not apply t