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Boo to a Goose

Fox, Mem

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ISBN 10: 0803722745 / ISBN 13: 9780803722743
Published by U.S.A.: Dial, 1998
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Title: Boo to a Goose

Publisher: U.S.A.: Dial

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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A boisterous baker's dozen silly rhymes presents rollicking and whimsical scenarios about what a young person would do rather than frighten a goose, including feeding pajamas to piranhas and walking on knees past a hive full of bees.

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PreSchool-Grade 1?Bold-colored backgrounds smartly display Miller's highly textured paper assemblages, which look as though they could be plucked off the page. The paper?cut, contoured, layered, curled, and folded?has been given extra dimension through colored-pencil shadings and then effectively positioned to good effect. The text, a boy's recitation of the 12-plus reasons for not saying boo to a goose, includes "I'd dance with a pig in a shining green wig" and "I'd feed my pajamas to giant piranhas" and will have children quickly chiming in on the repeating line?"But I wouldn't say 'boo' to a goose." Readers will have to wait until the last page to find out why. In the classroom, this book could provide a model for youngsters to write additional lines of their own. Joseph Low's Boo to a Goose (Scribners, 1975; o.p.), a story about a boy who overcomes his fear of a mean old goose, will make a nice companion story.?Barbara Elleman, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
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