My Grandma Lived In Gooligulch (Picture Puffin)

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Grandma, who lives with a large collection of animals in her small Australian town, takes a disastrous trip to the seaside.

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Gr 1-5 Tall tales should start from a believable base, and Grandma is sufficiently eccentric and spirited to convince readers that she just might ride a kangaroo around town and dine with emus. Children will be delighted by her many strange adventures, shared with a menagerie of Australian animals, in this beautifully illustrated story-poem. Best known for Animalia (Abrams, 1987), Base alternates between subdued sepia-toned line drawings and richly colored, very detailed illustrations that burst the boundaries of oversized, double-page layouts. Realism and exaggeration are blended almost perfectly and complement the poem's humor. This is a good choice for group use, as children will enjoy trying to find Grandma in several scenes. Certainly not an essential purchase, but a fun way to meet Australia's unique animals and an exciting new illustrator. Jeanette Larson, Mesquite Public Library, Tex.

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Gooligulch is "no where much near anywhere," but Grandma put the area on the map, for she is more famous that it is. Why? She has been known to ride atop a kangaroo or "in a two-wheel gig/ A wombat at the bit," and she has tamed animals (talking to them, inviting them into her home for entertainment, or traveling with them). Grandma was last seen flying on a pelican's beak to the seashore, riding a blow-up horse into the foaming sea and being carried away by the tide. Base provides readers with one of the best introductions to the fauna of the Australian bush. A myriad of exotic animals participate in the frolic of the story alongside the enterprising Grandma. Although his bestselling extravaganza Animalia won Base areputation for pictorial skill, this, on the whole, is a better book; there is as much wit and humor in the rhyming text as there is mastery and opulence in the illustrations. All ages.
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