The Golden Goose

The Golden Goose

By Dick King-Smith; Ann Kronheimer (Illustrator)

Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780440420309, 113pp.

Publication Date: November 14, 2006

Farmer Skint and his family have fallen on hard times at Woebegone Farm until their goose lays a golden egg. With the birth of Joy the Golden Goose, the fortune of the Skint family begins to change. But what will happen when people find out about their golden-feathered friend? How long can they keep Joy a secret?
From beloved author Dick King-Smith comes the heartwarming story of a magical golden goose perfect for beginning readers.

"From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author
Dick King-Smith is the author of this season s "Dinosaur Trouble "(see page 14). He lives in the west of England.

Ann Kronheimer was born in London and studied Fine Art at Hornsey School of Art. Before becoming a successful illustrator, she held odd jobs that included gardening and working in a movie theater. Now she spends her days drawing in her studio, overlooking a garden of her own.