A Splendid Friend, Indeed (Goose and Bear Stories) (Hardcover)

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A Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book

This charming picture book says volumes about friendship with a few select words and accessible illustrations.

Bear wants to read and write and think. But his friend Goose wants to talk and talk... and talk! Bear and Goose are so different! But can they still be friends? Toddlers and preschoolers will learn about how to make new friends through this delightful story.

About the Author

Suzanne Bloom is the author and illustrator of a number of books for children. She is the illustrator of Girls: A to Z and My Special Day at Third Street School, by Eve Bunting. She lives with her family in McDonough, New York.

Praise For…

"Bloom gets maximum effect with minimum words. . . . Fun to read aloud, the book will also lead to discussion about friendly (and annoying) behavior." — Booklist

★ "The gentle humor will elicit giggles; Goose's silly statements and Bear's patient responses beg to be read aloud. An ideal book for storytimes about friendship and sharing." — School Library Journal, starred review

★ "A more perfect union between giggle-inducing but reassuring images and a text of very few words is hard to conjure." — Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Product Details
ISBN: 9781590782866
ISBN-10: 1590782860
Publisher: Astra Young Readers
Publication Date: March 1st, 2005
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Goose and Bear Stories