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Baby Trolls Get a Bad Rap

Trolls. You think you know all about them—from what you’ve read, seen, or heard.

But have you considered the baby trolls?
They do exist. And they have something to say.

...Meet Horatio, Saul, and little Grizelda: three baby trolls who just want to be heard, respected, and most of all, to be your friend.

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“Lighthearted and fun, the book contains an underlying message promoting equal rights, representation, and awareness for all.”

Foreword Reviews
What a delight this book is. Not only is it colorful and fun, fun, FUN! It’s also very clever. Basically, three baby trolls – three very sweet baby trolls –want ‘equal rights’ with grown up trolls. And they want you, the reader, to sign a petition to help them. I liked so many aspects… Read full review
The Wishing Shelf Review

“Young people stand up for what they believe in ... a fantastically empowering conversation starter.”

The Childrens Book Review

“Always directed at the reader ... Filled with detail, color, and humor that keeps the reader wanting more ... [the baby trolls] don’t demand, they request ... Will help young readers themselves to learn politeness and respect.”

Readers’ Favorite

“An interesting way to introduce young readers to the concept that everyone matters, no matter how old and in spite of all their differences.”

Readers’ Favorite
"Introduces three well-spoken young troll babies to young readers who may also feel overlooked, ignored and even disrespected ... You can't help but smile ... Justine Avery's troll babies have personality and pluck ... An ideal selection for storytime ... Perceptive and charming,… Read full review
Readers’ Favorite
"Parents who look for picture books with a message about understanding and acceptance will find plenty to talk about with their young ones ... Compelling, and fun ... An early message about the significance of youth and how to be recognized, represented, and respected ... [a] gentle story… Read full review
Midwest Book Review
"Will teach its young readers the valuable skill of persuasive language: ask nicely ... Explain yourself. Show yourself. Be polite ... Good picture books incite such conversations between parent and child and Baby Trolls Get a Bad Rap succeeds brilliantly in this criterion. ... Packs so much… Read full review
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