Children Book Release by Local Author Mike Molloy
This story is about a little boy who spends a lot of time with his grandmother , as time goes on he becomes convinced his “nana” is a troll.
Together they share some fantastic adventures the little boy observes with complete fascination as his “nana troll” gets up to some of the most hilarious and crazy things. Nana is a dotting but very unorthodox grandmother displaying some very strange and comical behaviour.
As the story unfolds we get to meet more characters in the nana troll’s circle of friends, the little boy becomes even more convinced that not only is nana a troll but most of the people she knows are also trolls, these trolls are living among everyday people as part of everyday life.
Available to order from the website and from the brew house in Burton..follow Nana’s adventures on Facebook or Twitter for daily updates.
About the books
Once I started to write the nana troll I realised there were too many stories for just one book and so there are 3 books planned altogether for the series of nana troll stories …
When the story started to take shape I realised nana and the other characters had to have a certain look and after looking at the work of lots of illustrators, I found Alexander Chepelev, a brilliant and gifted illustrator who brought nana and everyone to life exactly how I pictured them in my mind and in real life.
About the Author
I live in Repton and am the father of 6 children.
The story of the nana troll is based on my everyday experiences as a little boy and how i saw the world when I was small.
As I grew up I didn’t think there was anything strange about my mums behaviour and activities until I realised other people’s mums didn’t get up to the things mine did.
Far from anything that could be called ordinary my mum, a wonderful and inspiring lady, is the basis that the nana troll stories came from.
It wasn’t until I had children of my own and my little boy remarked after one visit “nana is scary , I think she’s a troll” that I realised the story of my mums fascinating and comical life recorded through the eyes of my little son would make such a wonderful and entertaining story.