He was there all of a sudden, and didn’t just leave again. He went up to Grandmother to introduce himself, that much he understood. “Jacques Rogue is my name. You better keep an eye on me.” And that’s what Grandmother did. She made sure he ate his vegetables. And saw to it that he behaved. She kept him from going out all by himself. But a villain goes where he should not. Besides, he preferred meat to vegetables. Jacques Rogue had already noticed that there was more to gain outside! When Grandmother dozed off that afternoon, he went out to meet the goats. In Jacques Rogue and the 7 goats Merlijne Marell takes you to a world of fables, with fertile red cabbages, spying rhubarb leaves and biting brambles. It leads you to the vegetable garden of Grandmother and her goats, where all of a sudden a villain turns up.