Duck, Duck, Goose (Duck & Goose)
Duck & Goose, Goose & Duck. Feathered friends forever . . . or are they? That's what we discover in this charming and hilarious follow-up to the bestselling Duck & Goose. You see, there's a challenge to their friendship: a little whippersnapper of a duck named Thistle. Thistle's good at everything (or so she thinks), from math to holding her breath to standing...more
My kids and I giggled our way through DUCK & GOOSE, Tad Hills' first book starring these two lovable characters. With DUCK, DUCK, GOOSE, our favorite quacker and honker are back -- but this time there's another character thrown into the mix, and three is most definitely a crowd.
Duck is very excited to introduce Thistle, the new duck who just moved into the area, to his best friend Goose. And, at first, Goose is just as happy to meet this new duck.
I got this book for my 16-month-old baby who loves her copy of What's Up Duck?: A Book of Opposites. This book is quite different, though, despite featuring the same characters and cute illustrations. She couldn't sit through more than two pages. Even my four-year-old lost interest...more
Good part: The illustrations are cute.
Bad parts: Everything else. The message is horrible and the conflict wasn't resolved right. The first few pages are full of unclear dialogue that would be hard for a kid to follow ("who's saying what?"). Characters aren't established right, nor do I feel they're represented well or developed appropriately.
Don't read this to your kids.
(Once a month I read picture books to a 2nd grade class. Obviously this one didn't make the cut....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