Goodbye Geese

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Philomel Books, Nov 1, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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As the days grow colder and the nights grow longer, a father and child bid farewell to the passing autumn and discover together the mysteries winter has in store. Carlstrom's lyrical text captures the magic of the changing seasons, and Caldecott Medal-winner Ed Young's pastel illustrations cast a misty glow in this special book. Full color.

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User Review  - dangerlibearian - LibraryThing

Winter personified, does winter have fingers? Describes winter with the culmination of geese flying south. The illustrations are ridiculously dark. Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

In poetic dialogue, Papa personifies winter in response to a child's queries: ``Does winter have eyes? Yes, she has an icy stare that freezes the rivers and ponds...When geese spread their wings in ... Read full review

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--> --> -->Based in Seattle, Nancy White Carlstrom has written more than sixty books for children.

Ed Young received the Caldecott Medal for "Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China, " as well as Caldecott Honors for his illustrations in "The Emperor and the Kite, " written by Jane Yolen, and for his book "Seven Blind Mice." His work appears in "The Hunter: A Chinese Folktale" by Mary Casanova and "Donkey Trouble, " which he authored; "White Fang" by Jack London; and "Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China" by Ai-Ling Louie. He lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.

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