Goldie and the Three Bears

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HarperCollins, Jan 9, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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In this spirited new version of a classic fairy tale, we meet a determined heroine with a mind of her own. Can she help it if everyone she invites over is too bossy or too boring or too snobby or too rough? What Goldie desperately wants is a friend she can love with all her heart. And one day, she finds one who's just right.

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User Review  - ktb004 - LibraryThing

A girl, Goldie, was out to find friends but everyone had something wrong with them. Then one day when she got off the bus at the wrong stop, she met her best friend, Baby Bear and there was nothing wrong with her. Read full review

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User Review  - KRW15 - LibraryThing

This story is another modern twist to Goldilocks and the three bears. Students will enjoy this because they have heard the original frequently. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Diane Stanley is the author and illustrator of beloved books for young readers, including The Silver Bowl, which received three starred reviews; Saving Sky, winner of the Arab American Museum's Arab American Award and a Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year; Bella at Midnight, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year and an ALA Booklist Editors' Choice; The Mysterious Case of the Allbright Academy; The Mysterious Matter of I. M. Fine; and A Time Apart. Well known as the author and illustrator of award-winning picture-book biographies, she is the recipient of the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children and the Washington Post-Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award for the body of her work.

Ms. Stanley has also written and illustrated numerous picture books, including three creatively reimagined fairy tales: The Giant and the Beanstalk, Goldie and the Three Bears, and Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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