Scapegoat: The Story of a Goat Named Oat and a Chewed-Up Coat (Library Binding)
The Story of a Goat Named Oat and a Chewed-Up Coat
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 9781599904696, 24pp.
Publication Date: June 21, 2011
Summer 2011 Kids' Next List
— Anne Holman, The King's English, Salt Lake City, UT
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In the Choat family, you never have to look hard to find a culprit. Missing TV remote? Blame the goat Lost coat? Keys in the moat? Broken boat? Blame the goat
But don't be surprised if the goat doesn't take it lying down. In this hilarious, rhyme-happy picture book, children will love to pore over the funny illustrations, picking up clues that all is not as it seems between Jimmy Choat and the goat, Petunia P. Oat. Because Petunia knows who's really to blame, and before long the whole family will too.