Goodbye Geese

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Philomel Books, Nov 1, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
7 Reviews
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  - Joolissa - Goodreads

Beautiful! This tale pulls you right in to its winter's landscape. Its metaphoric questions of winter and following answers are clever, poignant, and even profound. (Does winter have hands? Yes, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - Samantha - Goodreads

In poetic text, a boy inquires about the signs of winter's approach. Pastel artwork is as beautiful as the natural sights that inspired the images. PreK-2. Read full review

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About the author (1991)

--> --> -->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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