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'The Three Billy Goats Gruff'

'The Three Billy Goats Gruff'

Update: 2021-07-011
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What happens when three Billy Goats Gruff run out of food to munch on their mountainside? Will they dare go up against the evil troll, who's blocking the way to a field filled with delicious green grass and sweet clover? See what musical surprises await in the YourClassical Storytime episode The Three Billy Goats Gruff, featuring music from Bedrich Smetana and art by Nancy Carlson! (See more of her illustrations in the gallery.)




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Our telling of The Three Billy Goats Gruff includes excerpts from the following work:


Bedrich Smetana: Ma Vlast
Antoni Wit, conductor
Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra


Courtesy of Naxos of America Inc.


Credits


Storyteller: Scott Blankenship (with Steve Seel)


Story: Steve Seel


Illustrations: Nancy Carlson


Producer: Steve Seel


Digital producer: Jeffrey Yelverton


Social media producer: Brooke Knoll


Senior digital producer: Randy Salas


Program director: Julie Amacher



Gallery



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    The three Billy Goats Gruff - small, medium and large!

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    The Billy Goats Gruff graze on the mountain.

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    The brothers have run out of plants to eat.

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    The lush valley below is full of food to eat.

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    The biggest Billy Goat warns the others of a troll down in the valley.

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    The smallest Billy Goat isn't afraid of the troll.

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    The smallest Billy Goat sneaks down to the valley alone.

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    He stops when he comes to the bridge the troll lives under.

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    The troll doesn't like to be bothered.

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    The troll grabs the smallest Billy Goat to eat.

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    The troll lets the smallest Billy Goat pass.

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    The medium Billy Goat Gruff meets the troll on the bridge.

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    The troll snatches the medium Billy Goat by the horns.

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    The troll allows the medium Billy Goat to pass.

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    The troll is startled by another goat crossing his bridge.

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    The troll and the biggest Billy Goat Gruff clash on the bridge.

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    The biggest Billy Goat tosses the troll into the river below.

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    The three Billy Goats Gruff graze happily ever after.

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