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The Greedy Goat

By Petr Horacek, Petr Horacek (Illustrated by)

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Format: Hardback, 32 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 July 2016
A funny, read-aloud farmyard tale about a very greedy goat from award-winning illustrator Petr Horacek.A funny, read-aloud farmyard tale about a very greedy goat 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".

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 Goose and 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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The mixture of repetition, visual humour, hand-worked images, a range of interesting animals, people drawn with childlike naiverty, the drama of the illness and the discovery of what the goat has eaten, plus extra things to talk about in the pictures, makes this a rewarding experience, ideal for children just developing their vocabulary. It is a potential classic, too, for any nursery or reception class that cares to move on from Carle's voracious caterpillar. * Culture Magazine (The Sunday Times) * Bags of visual humor in a style of illustration in a style reminiscent of Eric Carle. Highly recommended! * Nursery World * "His bold, colourful illustrations demand pleasurable attention and can be appreciated by all ages. [...] This is what a picture book for the very youngest should be like." * Books for Keeps * "[...] 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 * Fans of the great picture-book artist Eric Carle should also be aware of the work of Petr Horacek... both depict big, bold animals freely and use collage and richly wrought texture... It is a potential classic for any nursery or reception class that cares to move on from Carle's voracious caterpillar * Sunday Times, Book of the Week *

EAN: 9781406367164
ISBN: 1406367168
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Dimensions: 28 x 25 x 1 centimetres (0.36 kg)
Age Range: 2-4 years
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