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Thistle Downe : A Tale of Trolls & Fairies (Hardcover) (Molly Whitney & Gary Whitney)

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Life as a troll is never easy, but Tyson faces more challenges than most. When his mother’s early death leaves him with an unfeeling father, he finds himself alone, unloved and uneducated. Trying to better himself through education, he’s bullied about both his looks and his race. Confronting barrier after barrier, his dream of building his own home comes to life in his imagination and sustains him. Pursuing Thistle Downe, as he names his haven, drives Tyson to succeed both financially and personally and gives him a chance to win the heart of Amelia, a lovely fairy. Allegorically addressing the challenges that middle readers face and the importance of setting goals, Tyson’s tale of cheerful determination provides inspiration to overcome social and educational obstacles as well as a welcome escape to a land filled with magical creatures, grand adventure and delicious sticky toffee pudding.Life as a troll is never easy, but Tyson faces more challenges than most. When his mother’s early death leaves him with an unfeeling father, he finds himself alone, unloved and uneducated. Trying to better himself through education, he’s bullied about both his looks and his race. Confronting barrier after barrier, his dream of building his own home comes to life in his imagination and sustains him. Pursuing Thistle Downe, as he names his haven, drives Tyson to succeed both financially and personally and gives him a chance to win the heart of Amelia, a lovely fairy. Allegorically addressing the challenges that middle readers face and the importance of setting goals, Tyson’s tale of cheerful determination provides inspiration to overcome social and educational obstacles as well as a welcome escape to a land filled with magical creatures, grand adventure and delicious sticky toffee pudding.
Number of Pages: 151.0
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Atlasbooks Dist Serv
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Molly Whitney & Gary Whitney
Language: English
Street Date: February 14, 2016
TCIN: 50644289
UPC: 9781942945147
Item Number (DPCI): 248-09-9239

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