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Goldilocks for Dinner: a Funny Book About Manners

3.45  ·  Rating details ·  73 ratings  ·  10 reviews
Classic fairy tales meet tongue-in-cheek humor in this hilarious read-aloud--illustrated by a #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator--about a goblin and a troll as they set out to find the rudest child of all and teach her some manners!

Goblin and Troll are headed to town for tea, hoping they don't run into any wretched children. Children are smelly an
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Hardcover, 40 pages
Published August 1st 2019 by Schwartz & Wade Books
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Shaye Miller
Oct 14, 2019 rated it liked it
This book is a humorous tale created with well-known story time characters. Goblin and Troll are on a mission to find the rudest child so they can have them for dinner. As they run into different characters along the way, they aren't fully satisfied until they meet Goldilocks. So rude! Look for the fun twist ending to this one. :) The illustrations were rendered in ink and colored digitally.

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Juliana Lee
Troll and Goblin were on their way into town for a cup of tea when they decided they would find the rudest child they could and teach them a lesson. Mary was more contrary than rude and the boy who put his thumb in a pie and pulled out a plum was more disgusting than rude. Then they met Goldilocks. She really was the rudest child they have ever met, so they invited her for dinner. When Goldilocks arrived she realized that they planned on eating her for dinner and ran away. But were they really g ...more
Pam
Aug 23, 2019 rated it liked it
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Troll and Ogre set out to find the rudest child and have it for dinner. After strolling around town, they decide that Goldilocks is the rudest and invite her to dinner. Surprise ending as after she runs away from their home, readers discover they really were inviting her to join them for dinner to work on manner. Don't miss all the action in the background on each page. ...more
Katie
Sep 08, 2019 rated it liked it
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I read this story through the lens of my 2nd language learners who aren't as familiar with traditional folk tales and I think they would have a difficult time picking up on the references used in this book. It was just ok for me but I have to admit I didn't see the twist coming at the end-I truly thought they wanted to eat Goldilocks. ...more
Carol Scrimgeour
This one just didn't click for me. I wish there had been more development around the manners (or lack of) and the characters. The nursery rhyme/fairy tale characters were a fun addition, but just a very few were touched upon. ...more
Marcie
Some clever points that kids will miss unless they are familiar with the nursery rhymes.
Jamie
Nov 22, 2019 rated it liked it
Fun book about manners
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Patty Barr
Dec 27, 2020 rated it really liked it
It’s fun to find all the nursery rhyme and fairy tale characters in the illustrations.
Robin
Dec 01, 2019 rated it liked it
A rude girl falls into a mild misunderstanding. Nice graphics.
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