Gossie and Gertie, the second story in the popular Gossie&Friends series by Olivier Dunrea, is now an early reader. Gossie and Gertie are best friends, and Gertie follows Gossie wherever she goes—until she decides to go her own way! This simple story of the ups and downs of friendship, with its expressive illustrations and childlike gosling characters, shines as a Level 1 Green Light Reader. This is just the right book for young readers who are beginning to decode stories on their own. Includes a bonus audio download so kids can listen and read along. Look for the companion Gossie early reader edition!
About the Author
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.
What People are Saying About This
Gossie and Gertie’s boots are made for walking; the books they so delightfully traverse are made for treasuring.
Horn Book, Starred
"Adding ample wry humor to both his spare ink-and-watercolor pictures and minimalist text, Dunrea imbues both goslings with distinctive, endearing personalities and chronicles experiences every preschooler can recognize." Publishers Weekly, Starred
"The potent combination of toddler-appealing story lines and the charismatic charm of the illustrations assure that these smartly clad geese will be marching straight into the hearts of readers." Kirkus Reviews
Two books that are sure to become favorites
Young children will ask to hear these stories again and again, and they're just right for little hands.
School Library Journal
“Preschoolers are bound to ask for an encore reading, and they’ll probably ask for new boots, too.” The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books