Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 30 Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publication Date: 2011 Dimensions: 5.90 X 6.00 X 0.80 (inches)
ISBN: 0547370164 ISBN-13: 9780547370163 Availability: Available to ship on or about 04/12/14. Series:Gossie & Friends
The special Gossie & Friends Christmas story, now available in a board book edition.
It’s Christmas Eve. Gossie and Gertie hang their brightly colored boots in the barn.Peedie and BooBoo hang their striped stockings in the barn. Ollie stomps through the snow. They are all waiting . . . but it’s not easy to wait for Father Christmas Goose! This beautiful board book features sparkly red foil on the cover—a real Christmas treat!
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.
"...the focus on Ollie’s childlike anticipation is right on target. Dunrea’s graceful ink drawings and beautiful washes offer an appealing alternative to more complex, but less satisfying Christmas picture books." October 15, 2008 Booklist, ALA
"Remaining true to his uncomplicated watercolor style, Dunrea maintains an element of charm to Ollie’s waiting, depicting his impatience as sweet and subdued, rather than manic and obsessed. Parents and children will immediately relate to this youngster’s excitement." October, 2008 School Library Journal
Availability: Available to ship on or about 04/12/14. You may order this item now and we will ship it to you when it arrives. If you are charging this purchase to a credit card, you will not be charged for this item and its portion of your shipping charges until it is shipped.