1. Norway is a very beautiful country
but at first Samuel hates living there?
Why do you think this is?
Why does Samuel shout at his sister
on page 46? And at what point does
his opinion change of her?
Martha's silence is brought on by
the sudden death of her parents. Can
you find an instance where her silence
brings danger to both herself and
How do Samuel and Martha change at
the end of the novel?
Can you spot the clues that give away
Samuel has visited Norway before?
Why does Martha run into the forest?
Why do you think Troll-the-Left and
Troll-the-Right hate each other so
much? Can you provide examples?
Why does Professor Horatio Tanglewood
want to keep the forest a secret?
Is there anything you've wanted to
keep secret from people? Why did you
Can you spot the clues in the novel
that indicate who Ibsen actually is?
What are the powers the HEK bracelet
gives to the painter, Old Tor?
In the Professor's book, The Creatures
of Shadow Forest, he gives all
the creatures a weakness. What do
you think the Professor's weakness
is? And what about Samuel's?
Troll Father says on page 213, 'The
present is a home built with the stones
of the past'. What does he mean by
this? In the book, what does Samuel
remember about his own past?