The troll with no heart in his body and other tales of trolls from Norway

Book Cover
Average Rating
Houghton Mifflin,
Pub. Date:
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 5.4 - AR Pts: 2
Lexile measure:
As tall as trees and as ancient and rugged as the Norwegian landscape from which they come, trolls are some of lore's most fascinating and varied creatures. Some live under bridges, others deep inside caves. They can carry their heads under their arms or hide their hearts inside wells. They can walk across oceans and fly over mountains. Trees and shrubs may grow from their heads, and their noses can be long enough to stir soup. There are troll hags, troll daughters, and elderly, shrunken trolls. Old or young, they are quarrelsome, ugly, and boastful, and they love to trick princesses and children. To defeat them, children must rely on the strengths of their humanity-persistence, kindness, pluck, and willingness to heed good advice
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
Accelerated Reader:
Level 5.4, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 59edc030-fc34-ee20-1522-184e9f8a096a
Grouping Title troll with no heart in his body and other tales of trolls from norway
Grouping Author lunge larsen lise
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-12-20 04:37:10AM
Last Indexed 2019-02-23 05:05:48AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 2
accelerated_reader_reading_level 5.4
auth_author2 Asbjørnsen, Peter Christian, 1812-1885., Bowen, Betsy,, Moe, Jørgen Engebretsen, 1813-1882.
author Lunge-Larsen, Lise.
author2-role Asbjørnsen, Peter Christian,1812-1885.Samlede eventyr., Bowen, Betsy,ill., Moe, Jørgen Engebretsen,1813-1882.
author_display Lunge-Larsen, Lise
available_at_aacpl Broadneck Library
collection_aacpl JUVENILE
detailed_location_aacpl Broadneck Library - Children's Nonfiction
display_description A collection of Norwegian folktales all featuring trolls: The Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Boy Who Became a Lion, a Falcon, and an Ant, Butterball, The Boy and the North Wind, The White Cat in the Dovre Mountain, The Sailors and the Troll, The Eating Competition, and The Troll with No Heart in His Body.
format_aacpl Book
format_category_aacpl Books
id 59edc030-fc34-ee20-1522-184e9f8a096a
isbn 9780395913710, 9780618354030
item_details ils:a159931|31997051274694|Broadneck Library - Children's Nonfiction|J 398.2 L|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Dec 19, 2018|BDN||
itype_aacpl Children's Nonfiction
last_indexed 2019-02-23T10:05:48.919Z
lexile_score 830
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_aacpl J 398.2 L
owning_library_aacpl Anne Arundel County Public Library
owning_location_aacpl Broadneck Library
primary_isbn 9780395913710
publishDate 1999
record_details ils:a159931|Book|Books||English|Houghton Mifflin,|1999.|p. cm.
recordtype grouped_work
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:a159931 31997051274694 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
subject_facet Folklore -- Norway, Trolls -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature
title_display The troll with no heart in his body and other tales of trolls from Norway
title_full The troll with no heart in his body and other tales of trolls from Norway / told by Lise Lunge-Larsen ; woodcuts by Betsy Bowen
title_short The troll with no heart in his body and other tales of trolls from Norway
topic_facet Folklore, Trolls