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A Splendid Friend, Indeed (Goose and Bear Stories) (Paperback)
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A Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book
This charming, bestselling 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--and keep--new friends through this delightful story.
A Pennsylvania One Book, Every Young Child Selection
About the Author
Suzanne Bloom is the author and illustrator of the ever-popular Goose and Bear series, including the Geisel Honor-winning A Splendid Friend, Indeed, as well as many books outside the series, such as I Just Like You, The Bus for Us and A Mighty Fine Time Machine. A longtime resident of upstate New York, Suzanne is a graduate of Cooper Union and is a mother and a grandmother. Visit suzannebloom.com.
"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