Here Comes Gosling! (Hardcover)

By Sandy Asher, Keith Graves (Illustrator)

Philomel, 9780399250859, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 14, 2009



Froggie can’t wait to meet Goose and Gander’s new baby, Gosling! He and Rabbit spend all day preparing: they bake a cake, toss a salad, and find the perfect picnic spot. Froggie picks out his favorite toys and books to share and even makes up a new song. But when Gosling finally arrives, she takes one look at Froggie and…HOOOOOOONK!

Froggie doesn’t know what to do! Gosling’s not tired or hungry or thirsty, but she keeps crying anyway. Gander and Goose can’t console her. Neither can Rabbit. Just when all seems hopeless, Froggie’s natural charm and great silliness turn Gosling’s tears into smiles and her honks into giggles.

About the Author

Sandy Asher is the author of twenty books for young readers and more than three dozen plays. She is also the editor or co-editor of five collections of fiction, including "Dude! Stories and Stuff for Boy, ""On Her Way: Stories and Poems about Growing Up Girl and With All My Heart, ""With All My Mind: 13 Stories about Growing Up Jewish" -- winner of the 1999 National Jewish Book Award in children's literature. Sandy has been honored with the American Alliance for Theatre and Education's Charlotte Chorpenning Award for a distinguished body of work in theatre for young audiences, a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship grant, and an Aurand Harris Playwriting Fellowship from the Children's Theatre Foundation of America. She lives in Lancaster, PA, with husband Harvey, dog Rudy, and cats Natasha and Stanley.