Synopses & Reviews
Whatever I did, Goose did.
Whatever Goose did, Duck did.
When I sat down, Goose sat down.
Duck sat down too.
What's a little boy to do when a goose and a duck think that he's their mother? Especially when they follow him around, doing everything he does!
Newbery Medal winner Jean Craighead George's comic story and Priscilla Lamont's lively art make for a silly tale about boys, geese, ducks, and the rhythms of nature.
About the Author
Jean Craighead George (1919-2012) was the beloved award-winning author of more than one hundred books for children and young adults. Her novel Julie of the Wolves
won the Newbery Medal and her novel My Side of the Mountain
received a Newbery Honor. She also wrote acclaimed picture books that celebrate the natural world, including The Wolves Are Back
; Morning, Noon, and Night
; and Everglades
. A Special Gift for Grammy
is one of the last books Jean Craighead George worked on before she passed away.
Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher are an illustration team with more than forty picture books in print. Their work has garnered rave reviews and won awards. Their books include My Many Colored Days, Bebop Express, I Walk at Night, New York's Bravest, The Velveteen Rabbit, and The Salamander Room. They were also concept artists for Pixar's Toy Story and A Bug's Life. They live in California with their son.
Priscilla Lamont is the illustrator of over twenty books for children, many of which she wrote herself and have been published in her native England. She currently lives in Canterbury with her partner, David, and their dog, Bonzo, who is pretty certain that Priscilla is his mother.