Duck & Goose
Duck & Goose
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.
Tad Hills is the author and illustrator of "Duck & Goose"--called "expressive" and "adorable" in a starred review from "Kirkus Reviews"--and "Duck, Duck, Goose," both "New York Times "bestsellers. He is also the illustrator of "Waking up Wendell "by April Stevens. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and two children.
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.”