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Go Go and the Silver Shoes

4.35  ·  Rating details ·  48 ratings  ·  10 reviews
When Go Go is allowed to buy the most beautiful shoes ever, she decides she will wear them EVERYWHERE!
Even to the creek, where she and her brothers go adventuring.

But - Oh no, Go Go! - that's when a terrible thing happens . . .

From the much-loved picture-book partnership comes this sparkly story of one independently minded little girl, and the unexpected, precious ways li
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published February 26th 2018 by Viking
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Brona's Books
Feb 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
I love Jane Godwin and Anna Walker's picture book partnership - they go go so well together (see what I did there)?

And Go Go is no exception.

Go Go is a girl who dares to be different and is proud of it. She shrugs off the disdain of the snotty-nosed school bully and bravely defies her mother's good advice.

Go Go is also someone who has to learn her lessons the hard way.

But she doesn't sulk or bemoan her fate. She champions inclusiveness, belonging and sharing...and we all love her for it.

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Alison Stegert
Oct 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Go Go is so delightful. I love everything about her—her cheerful acceptance of wearing her brothers’ hand-me-downs, her couldn’t-care-less attitude about mean girls’ opinions, her adventuresome heart and derring-do, and most of all, her love of sparkly, impractical, completely inappropriate footwear.

My favourite moment in the book is when Go Go is grumpy and shouts at her mother’s ‘I told you so’. Because haven’t we all been there? Jane Godwin eloquently captures that horrible feeling of self-i
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Jess
Go Go and The Silver Shoes by Jane Godwin and Anna Walker is an adorable picture book about favourite belongings, bad decisions, lost items and learning to share.

Go Go is a fiercely independent little girl who walks to the beat of her own drum. With three older brothers, and all their hand me down clothes, she has learnt to embrace her own style and second hand clothing. When given the most amazing pair of silver shoes that she has ever laid eyes on, she never wants to take them off. Even when v
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Isa Rive
Feb 27, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: picture-books
Beautiful cut out illustrations. I loved the way the sparkly shoes ‘pop’ on the cover. Great story about a lost shoe and lessons on disappointment, having strong sense of self and friendship. I felt warm inside.
Lara Bate
Feb 06, 2021 rated it liked it
A book about a girl who ends up getting new silver shoes. She loves them as she doesn't normally get new clothes/things. She, however, ends up loosing the shoe but a new friend finds it and they, together, wear odd shoes to school everyday. ...more
Priti Zende
Aug 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Amazing! My son kept asking me to read it again and again.
Carolyn Jeziorski
Dec 31, 2019 rated it really liked it
I’m curious as to why the title changed to Sadie for the US version...cute story about a lost, then found, shoe.
Kate Stead
Jul 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
My daughter loves this book.
The story of the shoes and what they mean to Go Go is fantastic.
Gill
Apr 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
Loved this story. I'm such a sucker for sparkly shoes. ...more
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Go Go is a wonderful model of how to be a brave and independent young girl.
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Jane Godwin is the Publisher, Books for Children and Young Adults, at Penguin Books Australia. She is also a highly acclaimed author of many books for children. Her work is published internationally and she has received many commendations. The Family Tree won the 2000 Queensland Premier's Award (Children's Books); Sebby, Stee, the Garbos and Me was shortlisted for the 1999 New South Wales State Li ...more

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