Honk and quack with these unlikely feathered friends as they explore the highs and lows of friendship! Now as an animated series, available to stream on Apple TV+!
Meet Duck and Goose, two young birds who mistake a polka-dot ball for an egg and have to master the art of cooperation—and sharing—to take care of it. But friendship is not always easy, as proved in this funny, accessible story. Young readers will instantly recognize themselves in these adorable and eternally optimistic characters. And this beautiful keepsake edition features extra content from the author on how to draw Duck & Goose.
“Charming, funny, simple, and surprising. . . . Hills is master of the light comic touch.”—The Boston Globe
January 3, 2017
Up to Preschool
Lexile: AD630L | Fountas/Pinnell: L
Tad Hills is the author and illustrator of the highly acclaimed New York Times
bestselling picture books Duck & Goose; Duck, Duck, Goose; Duck & Goose Go to the Beach; How Rocket Learned to Read;
and Rocket Writes a Story.
He has created numerous Duck & Goose board books, among them the ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book What’s Up, Duck?; Duck & Goose, It’s Time for Christmas!; Duck & Goose Colors!;
and Duck & Goose, Let's Dance!
The Rocket series includes board books and leveled readers.
Tad lives in Brooklyn with his wife, their two children, and a dog named Rocket. Visit the author online at tadhills.com.
, Publishers Weekly, December 12, 2005:
"Hills' feathered heroes enact a dialogue familiar to anyone who has negotiated with siblings or playground rivals."Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, December 15, 2005:
"Every artistic decision underscores the humor with deft mastery ... Readers will hope to see more of this adorable couple."Review, Parents Magazine, March 2009:
“The title characters have a big fight over a giant egg. When it turns out to be a ball, they learn to play with it together.”