Duck & Goose (Duck & Goose)
Like James Marshall’s George and Martha, and Rosemary Wells’s Benjamin and Tulip, Duck and Goose have t ...more
I loved Tad Hills' How Rocket Learned to Read and this book shares the same winsome, thoughtful and gently humoro ...more
I love these two characters and Hills' artwork and stories. I first found the board book versions of them, and my granddaughter loves those. She just ...more
In the book Duck and Goose, Tad Hills brings the book alive with his style of writing and his illustr ...more
When young duck and goose find a large, multi-colored, spotted "egg," bickering ensues. "I saw it first," proclaims Duck. "I touched it first," smirks Goose, putting one webbed foot on the egg. As the argument continues, over whose egg it is, and who will keep it warm until it hatches, a small blue bird looks on.
When the dust settles and feathers are unruffled, both Duck & Goose are atop the egg. As time passes, their arguments end, and they both be ...more
A fun little story on sharing. Duck and Goose both have quite the personalities, but soon are having fun together rather than trying to keep the other one away.
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Genre: Children’s Picture Book
Duck & Goose by Tad Hills is an adorable tale about a duck and a goose who find an extraordinary “egg.” This picture book is filled with bright and colorful primary colored pictures. The main focus in almost every picture is this giant “egg.” The story teaches the value of sharing and friendship. It also teaches the concept that everyone is good at something. Children will enjoy this charm ...more
I remember when this book was added to the library where I was working as a children's librarian. My colleagues and I fought over who would get to use this book first, not unlike Duck and Goose and their "egg". I didn't win, but I used the book for another story time later in the year.
Some of the language in the text was a bit above my son's level, so I had to adapt it a bit, but he still got the story. He still laughed at ...more
This is a heart-warming, yet funny, story about a duck and a goose who squabble over their discovery.
"...what is that?" asked Duck.
"It's a big egg, of course," said Goose.
The dialogue between Duck and Goose is authentic and hilarious that you can't help but fall in love with these characters. These apparent strangers eventually come to terms with their shared responsibility of caring for the egg. Throughout the process, their relationship flourishes. But instead of two budding friends, they end ...more
"Duck and Goose each thought."
Duck's thoughts: "this egg is private property. Duck's egg. No Geese allowed. No honking. 5 $ fine"
Goose's thoughts ...more
As a graduate of Skidmore College in New York with a degree in art, Hills describes himself as the ultimate freelancer. He’s ...more