The story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff

The Three Billy Goats Gruff children's book

Rediscover this classic tale with read-along text and easy-to-understand language for little ones.  

  • Colorful, engaging animations that bring the story alive.
  • Engaging narration as well as read-along text to help new readers.
  • Updated language so the story is easy to follow along for kids.

Summary of The Three Billy Goats Gruff
The Moral of the tale
Activities with The Three Billy Goats Gruff as a theme

The Three Billy Goats Gruff is a classic Norwegian folktale about three goats who set out together to find better pastures. On the way, they encounter an obstacle: a bridge guarded by a hungry troll.

This classic story has been passed down through generations and offers an example of courage and overcoming adversity. 

The three goats learn that they can overcome even the most difficult obstacles as a team, discovering that friendship and cooperation can lead to success.

The Three Billy Goats Gruff has gone through many iterations and adaptations throughout the ages, but at its core, it retains the same heartwarming message and tale of courage and friendship!

The tale of The Three Billy Goats Gruff is more than just entertainment; it’s a story that teaches valuable life lessons:

  • Problem-Solving Skills: The goats’ journey is a great example of using intelligence and wit to overcome difficulties.
  • Bravery: The story encourages children to be brave in the face of challenges.
  • Teamwork: It emphasizes the importance of working together to achieve common goals.

Here are some tips on activities to extend the fun and learning beyond the book.

  • Coloring: Print out our coloring page of the three billy goats and have the kids color it.
  • Craft a Bridge: Use cardboard, popsicle sticks, and paint to create your own troll bridge.
  • Troll Play-Dough Figures: Encourage creativity by molding your friendly troll with play-dough.
  • Story Sequencing: Download our ebook version, cut out story scenes and let kids arrange them in order.