Friends Gossie and Gertie are waiting and waiting for Ollie to hatch. They try poking, listening, even sitting on top of his egg—but Ollie just won’t come out.
Ollie is Ollie and he will decide when it’s time to hatch. Fans of Gossie and Gossie and Gertie will find Ollie just as charming and delightful as the first two books. Any toddler that has had to wait for a new brother or sister will find Ollie irresistible.
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Olivier Dunrea is the creator of beautiful and well-loved children’s books. A painter and a sculptor, his work centers around farms, animals, architecture, and folklore. He lives in the tiny village of Narrowsburg, New York, in the Catskill Mountains.From Booklist:
Reviewed with Olivier Dunrea's Ollie the Stomper.
PreS. The creator of the Gossie books introduces a new sibling for Gossie and Gertie--Ollie the gosling, stubborn, impatient, and endearing. His independent streak becomes obvious in Ollie as his sisters try to coax him out of his egg. It's only after they lose interest that the ornery little goose breaks through the shell. Ollie the Stomper picks up soon after. Though just recently hatched, Ollie is already feeling left out. His sisters have colorful boots, and Ollie wants some, too. Each sister gives him one of her boots, but after stomping around the barnyard, the fickle Ollie decides that the weather is too hot for footwear but perfect for a swim. Both books feature bright, uncluttered ink-and-watercolor illustrations and simple, repetitive text. Their small trim size and manageable text make them just right for beginning readers. Preschoolers will relate to Ollie's point of view and delight in his humorous reactions to the new world he's discovering. Jennifer Locke
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Descrizione libro Walker Books Ltd 03/04/2006, 2006. Condizione libro: New. Brand new item sourced directly from publisher. Packed securely in tight packaging to ensure no damage. Shipped from warehouse on same/next day basis. Codice libro della libreria 1111-9781406301205
Descrizione libro Walker Books Ltd, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX1406301205
Descrizione libro Walker Books Ltd, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M1406301205