When Maddi heads into the Forbidden Forest in search of her very first troll, she learns that some trolls are kind, some trolls are wise, some trolls have a sweet tooth, and little girls are as sweet as can be.
Stories in this world
A Mushbump Named Maddi
Ten-year-old Maddi convinces her papa to let her enter the Forbidden Forest, but on one condition: she must stick to the path!
The Forbidden Forest
A speaking stream lulls Maddi off the path in the Forbidden Forest, where she stumbles onto the head of a slumbering troll.
Maddi learns to understand troll-speak and becomes friends with her troll, but there are more trolls afoot with other plans.
Another troll spies Maddi and returns with others for a mini mushbump meal. Her friend protects her and is accused of stealing.
At the quake, they are surprised that the troll leader only wants to speak to Maddi. She must sacrifice something she holds dear.