Reggie The Goat

Reggie The Goat

by Frances Altman
     
 
Popular Sixties book returns as an eBook! A humorous story about a boy who bought a goat instead of a dog! Gilbert meant to buy a dog at the animal shelter but fell in love with Reggie, the goat. On the way home he sends a bakery topsy-turvy, disrupts a department store and takes a ride in a taxi. Once home Gilbert finds Reggie is too large for the dog house and can

Overview

Popular Sixties book returns as an eBook! A humorous story about a boy who bought a goat instead of a dog! Gilbert meant to buy a dog at the animal shelter but fell in love with Reggie, the goat. On the way home he sends a bakery topsy-turvy, disrupts a department store and takes a ride in a taxi. Once home Gilbert finds Reggie is too large for the dog house and can't live in the family basement. For Gilbert it's a sad decision to find Reggie a new home. In the end, readers will find Reggie at his best being everyone's friend at the city zoo. Did you see and pet a goat the last time you went to the zoo? Cover illustration by Judy Bullard.

Editorial Reviews

Univ. of Dayton - Virginia Conlogue
In 1966: "An amazing little story illustrating that everyone, and every animal, has a special place in this world."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148247746
Publisher:
Frances Evelyn Altman
Publication date:
02/06/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
303 KB
Age Range:
3 - 5 Years

Meet the Author

Frances Altman has created a forty year career in communications by blending public relations, marketing and freelance writing. Now retired, she worked for Chicago Sun Times, National Hot Dog & Sausage Council, McDonalds, Honeywell and Virginia Commonwealth University where she also taught. She has written several hundred newspaper and magazine articles on food, community business and children's stores for Child Life, Friends, Highlights, Weekly Reader and published six books for young readers including "Something Egg" and "Reggie the Goat." She earned a Master's degree from Roosevelt University, Chicago. Her writing has received merit awards from National Federation of Press Women, IABC, Chicago Publicity Club, PRSA, Virginia and Illinois Women's Press, and Northern Illinois Press. She also is a recipient of the TWIN National YWCA Award for business leadership. She now makes her home near Baltimore.

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