Good Babies: A Tale of Trolls, Humans, a Witch and a Switch
Good Babies: A Tale of Trolls, Humans, a Witch and a Switch
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Good Babies: A Tale of Trolls, Humans, a Witch and a Switch

Written by Tim J Myers & illustrated by Kelly Murphy
Physical book
$6.34
$5.90
4 - 10
Reading age
32
Page count
42
Words per page
~750L
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Sep 13, 2005
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Any parent who has ever been sleep-deprived will smile at this richly illustrated, lively original folktale that reassures us that all babies are good babies — and that patient love can foil even the worst-laid plans. A troll-baby living with humans? A human baby with trolls? What chaos and heartache that would lead to! Long ago, a dark-eyed witch, passing through a valley deep in the mountains of Norway, discovered two families — one human and one troll — each with a brand-new baby. The human baby slept all day and cried all night, driving his family crazy, no matter how much they rocked or sang or made funny faces. Likewise, the troll baby was a terror who slept all night and cried all day, which is when trolls like to take to their beds. Meanwhile, the witch, hoping to refresh her travel-weary bones with some wickedness, gleefully swapped troll-brat for human infant. But what is a wily witch to do when her bad intentions backfire?

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780763622275
    Publication Date
    September 13, 2005
    Publisher
    Candlewick Press
    Page Count
    32
    Words Per Page
    42
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    4 - 10 years
    Est. Lexile® Level
    ~750L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~R
    ATOS® Book Level
    4.8
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    103949
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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