Synopses & Reviews
Gossie, Gertie, BooBoo, and Peedie are all dyeing Easter eggs. Ollie wants Easter eggs too and he has a plan on how he'll get them! Humor and vibrant ink-and-watercolor illustrations fill Olivier Dunrea's holiday follow-up to Merry Christmas, Ollie. Dunrea again gets the preschooler emotions exactly right, capturing a range of holiday-inspired feelings, from Ollie's wiggly impatience to be included to the pure joy of the older goslings discovering that Ollie has arranged the best Easter egg hunt of all.
Includes sheet of colorful stickers!
"Fans of Dunrea's series will love this new installment. It's festive and pure fun."
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"Just this side of too-cute-for-words, landing it in exactly the right range of adorable."
"The simple declarative phrases and gently humorous illustrations are just right for the age group...Stickers are included."
"Gossie and her friends are back, dyeing Easter eggs...As in the other "Gossie and Friends" books, the illustrations are bright watercolors against a white background. Fans and newcomers alike will be delighted with this latest installment."
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"As with all of his books, the overall effect is just this side of too-cute-for-words, landing it in exactly the right range of adorable. Although toddlers and young preschoolers may be mystified at the madness behind Ollieand#8217;s method, as he steals his compatriotsand#8217; hidden eggs and then hides them again, thereand#8217;ll be more than pleased by his triumphant ending."
The importance of family and sharing are beautifully shown in this board book all about Easter celebrations. Tomie dePaolas bright illustrations and easy-to-follow text explain the traditions associated with this special holiday.
These charming board books introduce the familiar symbols of Easter and Passover to little children everywhere. With straightforward text and bright illustrations, these classics are reissued with dazzling new covers. Full color.
In My First Christmas, warm illustrations and easy-to-follow text celebrate the joys and traditions of this special holiday. From decorating the tree to putting cookies out for Santa, the Christmas spirit is beautifully captured by Tomie dePaola.
It's Easter and all the goslings are dyeing Easter eggs. All except Ollie, that is! He wants Easter eggs and knows exactly how to get them.
In this charming Easter story, Peter Rabbit and his friends are looking for ducklings. Classic Beatrix Potter characters combine with beautiful, contemporary styling to make this little board book (with a 3-D Peter Rabbit applique!) a must for every child's Easter!
About the Author
Tomie dePaola (www.tomie.com) is the acclaimed author and/or illustrator of more than 200 books for children. He has received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, a Newbery Honor for 26 Fairmount Avenue and a Caldecott Honor for Strega Nona. He was awarded the Smithson Medal, the Regina Medal, was designated a living treasure” by the state of New Hampshire, and received the 2012 Original Art Lifetime Achievement Award given by the Society of Illustrators. He lives in New London, New Hampshire.