Synopses & Reviews
Bear wants to read and write and think. Goose wants to talk and talk and talk. Can Bear and Goose be friends? Suzanne Bloom's picture book says volumes about friendship with a few select words and charming illustrations in this Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book .
* andquot;A more perfect union between giggle-inducing but reassuring images and a text of very few words is hard to conjure.andquot; --Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Bloom gets maximum effect with minimum words. . . . Fun to read aloud, the book will also lead to discussion about friendly (and annoying) behavior." --Booklist
* andquot;The gentle humor will elicit giggles; Goose's silly statements and Bear's patient responses beg to be read aloud. An ideal book for storytimes about friendship and sharing.andquot; --School Library Journal, starred review
When a studious polar bear meets an inquisitive goose, they learn to be friends.
When a studious polar bear who wants to read and write meets an inquisitive goose who wants to talk and talk, an unlikely friendship develops. By the creator of No Place for a Pig. An ALA Notable Children's Book.
About the Author
Suzanne Bloom is the author and illustrator of the picture books featuring Goose and Bear: Treasure and A Splendid Friend, Indeed, a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book. Her other books include No Place for a Pig, A Mighty Fine Time Machine, We Keep a Pig in the Parlor, and the popular The Bus for Us. She lives with her family in McDonough, New York.