Synopses & Reviews
Duck & Goose, Goose & Duck. Feathered friends forever . . . or are they? That's what we discover in this charming and hilarious follow-up to the bestselling Duck & Goose
. You see, there's a challenge to their friendship: a little whippersnapper of a duck named Thistle. Thistle's good at everything
(or so she thinks), from math to holding her breath to standing on her head. Duck thinks she's fantastic. But Goose does not
! And so Goose is faced with a problem close to the hearts of children everywhere: what happens when your best friend makes a new
And don't miss Duck and Goose in Tad Hills's six board books, including What's Up, Duck? and Duck & Goose Find a Pumpkin.
"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
"As with the earlier books, preschoolers and their caretakers will be amused by these oh-so-familiar battles." and#8212;Horn Book
Duck and Goose face a challenge to their friendship when an enthusiastic young duck moves into their neighborhood who wants to play--and win--all sorts of games.
The beloved, classic, and New York Times bestselling odd couple Duck & Goose are back, and this time Duck has a new friend.
Duck & Goose, Goose & Duck. Feathered friends forever . . . or are they? You see, there's a challenge to their friendship: a little whippersnapper of a duck named Thistle. Thistle's good at everything (or so she thinks), from math to holding her breath to standing on her head. Duck thinks she's fantastic. But Goose does not And so Goose is faced with a problem close to the hearts of children everywhere: what happens when your best friend makes a new friend?
Praise for the Duck & Goose series:
Duck and Goose have taken their places alongside Frog and Toad and George and Marthaas fine examples of friendship, curiosity and problem-solving. Kirkus Reviews
Charming, funny, simple, and surprising. . . .Hills is master of the light comic touch. The Boston Globe
Best friends Goose & Duck come to a crossroad when a new duck, Thistle, enters the picture and declares herself the best at everything, yet with Goose not liking this new addition, Duck feels the pressure and so knows that he will have to somehow smooth things out between them.
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.
Otto is an octopus, and heand#8217;s Gideonand#8217;s favorite friend! Gideon has a favorite friend, his toy octopus. He brings Otto with him everywhere. But one day Otto doesnand#8217;t stay right where Gideon put him . . . In this second book about Gideon, we learn more about his sidekick, Otto, and their important bond. Another charming romp with the latest irrepressible, adorable gosling in the bunch!
About the Author
Tad Hills is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling book, Duck & Goose, called "expressive" and "adorable" in a starred review from Kirkus Reviews. He is also the illustrator of My Fuzzy Friends and Knock, Knock, Who"s There? A painter, an actor, and an obsessive Halloween costume maker, he lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and children.
Read the Kids' Q&A with Tad Hills