Duck & Goose Go to the Beach

Duck & Goose Go to the Beach Cover

Duck & Goose Go to the Beach

By Tad Hills; Tad Hills (Illustrator)

Schwartz & Wade Books, Hardcover, 9780385372350, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 8, 2014

Take a trip to the beach with the beloved, classic, and"New York Times" bestselling odd couple Duck & Goose
Duck wants to go on an adventure. But Goose isn't so sure. Together, the two best friends set off on a walk that takes them through the meadow, past a shady thicket, and over a distant hill, all the way to a place they've never been before the beach Turns out, Goose loves the ocean. But guess who doesn't?
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.

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 Go to the Beach

Kirkus Reviews, March 1, 2014:
"Soft oils transport the impressively simple, silly little figures of Duck and Goose in their floppy sun hats across single- and double-page spreads, from the greens of the meadow to the blues, whites and tans of sky, water and sand, while their expressive eyes and postures amply convey comic emotion and visual back story. Anyone ever simultaneously excited and nervous about leaving home and traveling to new places will identify with this droll duo on their first amusing trip to the beach."