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Children's LiteratureOnce there was a very special goose . . . This retelling of the famous Aesop fable, The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs, is written in Spanish. Sara Rojo's illustrations, using gouache paint, give a golden background to the pages. Parents and teachers will want to use this book to discuss character traits. In this fable a farmer learns a lesson about greed. He has a goose that lays golden eggs, one egg each day. He wants more eggs and does not want to wait. This book is part of the "Read- It! Readers" series. The Readers are divided into levels: purple, red, blue, yellow, green, and orange. There is a note to parents at the beginning of the book that explains the levels and how parents can use the stories with their children. Other "Read-It! Readers" books are listed. This book is at the third level, blue. At this level the reader is introduced to new ideas, larger vocabulary, and a variety of language structures. What would you do with a goose that lays golden eggs? 2006, Picture Window Books, Ages 4 to 9.