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Book Title: The Greedy Goat

Details: Author: Horacek, Illustrator) Petr (Author

Suitable for ages: 4 - 5

Publisher: Walker Books

ISBN-13: 9781406373264

Number of pages: 32

Dimensions: 24.7 x 0.4 x 27.1 cm

Retail Price: €8.96

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Book Details

A funny, read-aloud farmyard tale that teaches colours and days of the week from award-winning illustrator Petr Horacek.

A funny, read-aloud farmyard tale that teaches colours and days of the week from award-winning illustrator Petr Horacek. Goat has had enough of eating grass. She wants to try something different - the dog's food, the pig's potatoes and even the farmer's pants. But things go wrong in this hilarious, but cautionary, farmyard tale from the Kate Greenaway-Medal shortlisted illustrator described by the Washington Post as "the thinking tot's Eric Carle".

Review

"[...] another book which will please the tinies aged three or so and make them laugh. Couldn't ask for more." * Newbury Weekly News * "A distinctive and extremely funny cautionary tale about a goat who's had enough of eating grass. Now in paperback, it also teaches colours and the days of the week." * The Bookseller * "A warm, fun text for the youngest children." * The School Librarian *

About the Author

Petr Horacek's bold and imaginative illustrations continue to captivate children and critics. His stories, often about loyalty and belonging, are told with an instinctive warmth and humour and are beautifully brought to life through his evocative use of colour and texture. He has won many awards around the world for classics such as Suzy Gooseand A New House for Mouse and was shortlisted for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 2012. He lives in Worcester. Visit Petr's website: www.petrhoracek.co.uk"

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