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Duck & Goose

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Duck & Goose

By Tad Hills; Tad Hills (Illustrator)

Schwartz & Wade Books, Hardcover, 9780375836114, 40pp.

Publication Date: January 24, 2006


Celebrate ten fun-filled years of honking and quacking with this extra-special anniversary edition of the original "New York Times" bestselling "Duck & Goose" picture book.It's an unforgettable children's classic starring two beloved characters, and a must-have for any child's home library.
Meet Duck and Goose, two young birds who mistake a polka-dot ball for an egg and have to master the art of cooperation and sharing to take care of it. But friendship is not always easy, as proved in this funny, accessible story. Young readers will instantly recognize themselves in these adorable and eternally optimistic characters.Andthis beautiful keepsake edition features extra content from the author on how to draw Duck & Goose.

Duck and Goose have taken their places alongside Frog and Toad and George and Martha as fine examples of friendship, curiosity and problem-solving. "Kirkus Reviews.

About the Author
Tad Hills is the author and illustrator of the highly acclaimed "New York Times" bestselling picture books" Duck & Goose;" "Duck, Duck, Goose;" "Duck & Goose Go to the Beach; How Rocket Learned to Read; "and "Rocket Writes a Story." He has created numerous Duck & Goose board books, among them the ALA-ALSC Notable Children s Book "What s Up, Duck?;" "Duck & Goose, It s Time for Christmas!;""Duck & Goose Colors!; "and most recently, "Duck & Goose, Let's Dance!" The Rocket series includes a board book, "Rocket s Mighty Words, " and two leveled readers, "Drop It, Rocket!" and "Rocket s 100th Day of School. "Tad lives in Brooklyn with his wife, their two children, and a dog named Rocket. Visit the author online at"

Praise For Duck & Goose

Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, December 12, 2005:
"Hills' feathered heroes enact a dialogue familiar to anyone who has negotiated with siblings or playground rivals."

Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, December 15, 2005:
"Every artistic decision underscores the humor with deft mastery ... Readers will hope to see more of this adorable couple."

Review, Parents Magazine, March 2009:
“The title characters have a big fight over a giant egg. When it turns out to be a ball, they learn to play with it together.”