If you brought home the first edition, you were in big trouble! If you bring home this new and expanded edition, you are in even deeper trouble! Renowned artist Brian Froud and scholar Ari Berk have continued their exploration of the goblin realm. (For the uninformed, goblins are those maleficent creatures who cause all manner of havoc in the human realm.)
A strange little man helps the miller’s daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.
In a time long past, in a land far away, a family has suffered an unspeakable loss.But a lonely goblin has been watching. And he knows what to do to help them heal.From internationally acclaimed picture book masters Mem Fox and Leo and Diane Dillon, here is a rich and moving original fairy tale about family, friendship, and the power compassion has to unite us all.
Bearhead succeeds in outwitting the witch Madame Hexaba and a frog-headed goblin. Half-bear and half-man, he outwits an evil witch by being totally honest.
Two Japanese goblins with long, lovely noses decide to prove once and for all whose proboscis is the most beautiful.
Forest goblins called the Hobyahs come creeping in the dead of night toward a little girl and the old man and woman with whom she lives, but the Hobyahs are in for a surprise.
Summoned to the Great Castle of Firenze to create a special dress for Princess Isabella Caramella Gorgonzola, Anabel, a talented seamstress, is at first delighted but then increasingly despairing as time passes and her efforts are continually subverted by an unseen sprite.