Silly Suzy Goose (Hardcover)

By Peter Horacek, Peter Horacek (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763630409, 40pp.

Publication Date: February 14, 2006

Other Editions of This Title:
Board book (2/10/2009)

List Price: 14.99*
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Simple, boldly colored, and energetic, Petr Horacek's illustrations follow the story of a silly goose in search of a brand-new style - at least some of the time.

Silly Suzy Goose is just like all the other geese. But how she wishes she could hang upside-down like a bat or stretch up high like a giraffe! And wouldn't it be wonderful to jump, jump, JUMP like a kangaroo? Suzy Goose wanders farther and farther from her flock, visiting with animals that are very different from her. But when Suzy meets up with a cranky lion, she learns there may just be some advantages to blending in with the crowd!

About the Author

PETR HORACEK is a Czech illustrator and painter whose previous books include RUN MOUSE, RUN!; BIRD FLY HIGH; A NEW HOUSE FOR MOUSE; STRAWBERRIES ARE RED; and WHEN THE MOON SMILED. About SILLY SUZY GOOSE, he says, "Suzy Goose is a goose like any other, but she is not quite happy about it. This book is about what Suzy Goose learns on her way to 'being different.' " Petr Horacek trained at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and then worked as a graphic designer before moving to England, where he lives with his wife and two daughters.