Synopses & Reviews
Meet Gideon, the newest addition to Olivier Dunreaand#8217;s gaggle of adorable goslings! Gideon likes to splash with the ducklings, hop with the frogs, play chase-the-piglets, and scamper all over the farmyard. But one thing busy Gideon does not want to do is take his nap, no matter how many times his mother asks . . . until he gets tired, of course.
Another darling gosling makes his debut in this spunky story, with Olivier Dunreaand#8217;s perfectly pitched storytelling and illustrations that Gossie and Friends fans have come to cherish.
"As with the earlier books, preschoolers and their caretakers will be amused by these oh-so-familiar battles." and#8212;Horn Book
"The small 6 x 6 format is just right for little hands, as is the clarity of the design...A lovely and comforting addition to a charming series."--Kirkus "Every child and parent will feel that Dunrea has written these books for, and about, themselves."--Horn Book
Preschoolers, rejoice! Duck and Goose are back in their third board book appearance. All the favorite characters, including Bluebird and Thistle, return—this time to help toddlers learn about their feelings. Following on the heels of the hugely successful Whats Up, Duck? and Duck & Goose 1,2,3, this charming board book uses simple text and colorful illustrations to help preschoolers identify familiar feelings like happy, sad, scared, and proud.
Meet the newest member of the GossieandFriends gang! Gideon is a small, ruddy gosling who does not like to nap. He spends his day playing with his friend Otto, the stuffed octopus--and avoiding Mother Goose's orders to go to sleep. A perfectly-pitched board book that will be identifiable for both preschoolers and their parents.
In this pitch-perfect board book for preschoolers, the little gosling Gideon loses his most prized possession: his stuffed animal, Otto the octopus. Follow this newest gosling in the worldand#160;ofand#160;GossieandFriends as he searches all over the barnyard to find Otto!
and#8220;Every child and parent will feel that Dunrea has written these books for, and about, themselves." --Horn Book
and#160; Gideon has a favorite friend, his toy octopus.and#160; He brings Otto with him everywhere. But one day Otto doesn't stay right where Gideon put him. Gideon must find Otto before day's end!
In this second book about Gideon, we learn more about his sidekick, Otto, and their important bond. Another charming romp with the latest irrepresible, adorableand#160;gosling in the bunch!
About the Author
OLIVIER DUNREA is the creator of beautiful and well-loved childrenandrsquo;s books. A painter and a sculptor, his work centers around farms, animals, architecture, and folklore. He lives in the tiny village of Narrowsburg, New York, in the Catskill Mountains.