Petunia the silly goose stories

by Roger Duvoisin

Publisher: Knopf in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 145 Downloads: 290
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Subjects:

  • Petunia (Fictitious character : Duvoisin),
  • Children"s stories, American.,
  • Geese -- Fiction.
  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten and illustrated by Roger Duvoisin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.D957 Pf 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination145 p. :
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2710110M
    ISBN 10039488292X, 0394982924
    LC Control Number86002783

Those children have grown up, but Petunia is every bit as fresh and funny and muddled as the day she was born. In this, the first of the series of classic books featuring the silly goose, Petunia finds a book—and, deciding that if she owns a book she must be wise, dispenses hilariously mistaken advice to the other animals in the farmyard.   Petunia is a silly goose. Just saying "silly goose" kinda makes you giggle. What a childlike, innocent term. It seems like I don't hear that term too often anymore. Silly goose. But Petunia is really the silliest goose. She finds a book and recalls hearing that books make you wise. Which, of course, we know Continue reading Petunia. Favorite Stories of Roger Duvoisin: Including the Crocodile in the Tree, See What I Am, Periwinkle, and Snowy and Woody by Roger Duvoisin. Roger Duvoisin wrote and illustrated 40 books, including those featuring the silly goose Petunia. About Silly Goose’s Big Story. Friends and imagination save the day Goose’s friends love the stories he makes up when they’re playing. Except one thing – Goose is always the hero. And when they ask to take turns leading the fun, Goose doesn’t agree.

For forty years I've believed my favorite childhood book was Henny Penny, although all I remembered about it was the color orange and that I loved the duck in it. But I was misremembering which book it was! Today at the bookstore my attention was drawn to my REAL TRUE LOVE favorite book. It was not a duck, it was Petunia, the silly goose!/5(23). Get this from a library! Petunia.. [Roger Duvoisin; Audio Visual Aid (Firm); Weston Woods Studios.;] -- Uses the pictures and text of the book by Roger Duvoisin to tell the story about the silly goose Petunia who learns a bit of philosophy even though she cannot read the book which she carries under. ROGER DUVOISIN was born in Genva, Switzerland, in , and came to the United States in He wrote and illustrated 40 books, including those about Petunia the silly goose and Veronica the hippopotamus, and illustrated over more by other authors. The story of Donkey-donkey teaches children how to accept themselves – and the way they look. The silly goose Petunia thinks that carrying a book under her wing makes her wise; but after several mishaps, she realizes that she must learn to read in order to put wisdom into her mind and heart.

> Favorite Stories of Roger Duvoisin: Including The Crocodile in the Tree, See What I Am, Periwinkle, and Snowy and Woody ISBN: ISBN That is what he said he who owns books and loves them as wise repeated petunia to herself and she thought as hard and as long as she could well then, she said it last if I take this book with me and love it, I will be wise too, and no one can call me a silly goose ever again, So Petunia picked up the book and off she went so she said if I tag.

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Those children have grown up, but Petunia is every bit as fresh and funny and muddled as the day she was born. In this, the first of the series of classic books featuring the silly goose, Petunia finds a book—and, deciding that if she owns a book she must be wise, dispenses hilariously mistaken advice to the other animals in the farmyard/5().

PETUNIA THE SILLY GOOSE STORIES on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Those children have grown up, but Petunia is every bit as fresh and funny and muddled as the day she was born. In this, the first of the series of classic books featuring the silly goose, Petunia finds a book–and, deciding that if she owns a book she must be wise, dispenses hilariously mistaken advice to the other animals in the farmyard.

When Petunia, a rather silly goose, finds a book, she remembers overhearing Mr. Pumpkin say, "He who owns Books and loves them is wise." In her tiny brain, the connection is made - book = wisdom, so she shares her newfound "smarts" with all her barnyard /5.

Petunia the Silly Goose book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The edition she had, which I can only seem to find on AbeBooks, had several Petunia stories (Petunia, Petunia, Beware!, Petunia's Treasure, Petunia's Christmas, and Petunia Takes a Trip)/5.

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the classic story of that silly goose Petunia is available in this special paperback edition. In this first book of the series, Petunia finds a book.

She decides that if she owns a book she must be wise and dispenses hilariously mistaken advice to the other animals in the farmyard. Illustrations. Uses the pictures and text of the book by Roger Duvoisin to tell the story about the silly goose Petunia who learns a bit of philosophy even though she cannot read the book which she carries under her wing.

For primary grades Addeddate Boxid IA Frames_per_second 24 Identifier petunia. Poor silly goose. By simply having the book in her possession, she thinks it makes her wise and smarter than all her friends. Needless to say, Petunia leaves a path of destruction in her wake of genius, until at last she figures out.

Petunia by Roger Duvoisin My rating: 3 of 5 stars Petunia is a silly goose Petunia the silly goose stories book thinks that merely carrying a book around makes here wise. But her barnyard friends are even more silly - they also think the same thing, and start asking her advice on a number of troubling issues they are having.

WORDPLAY: The author always refers Petunia the silly goose stories book Petunia as a "silly goose." Then he proceeds to prove that description with the story. In this book, Petunia finds a book.

She knows that reading is associated with intelligent beings, so she picks up the book and carries it with her. The other farm animals seek her wise counsel with disastrous results. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Petunia the Silly Goose Stories by Roger Duvoisin (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Petunia the silly goose stories by Roger Duvoisin,Knopf edition, in EnglishPages:   Duvoisin is much beloved for giving readers unforgettable characters like Petunia the goose, Veronica the hippo, Jasmine the cow, and Crocus the crocodile.

The plot: Now for the lovable silly goose, Petunia. The book opens with Petunia wandering the meadow and stumbling upon a book, something she was not accustomed to seeing. When Roger Duvoisin first introduced children to his proud and silly goose, Petunia, init was love at first sight. Those children have grown up, but Petunia is every bit as fresh and funny and muddled as the day she was this, the first of the series of classic books featuring the silly goose, Petunia finds a book -- and, deciding that if she owns a book she must be wise /5(5).

Summary: In a charming tale set in a farmyard, Petunia the silly goose believes she has become wise just because she finds a book: Literature Based Unit Study written by Heidi Jasper and Denise Gregson Lapbook by Ami Brainerd Classic Story This book is a classic from A classic is a book that has survived the test of time.

While researching any myths or stories behind the petunia flower I accidentally came across an old children’s of you might remember by the name of PETUNIA. Petunia was a haughty little goose who thought quite well of herself. The author must have known about the mixed metaphor of the symbolism of the petunia flower when he named.

Weekly Reader Childrens Book Club presents Petunia by Roger Duvoisin. In this, the first of the series of classic books featuring the silly goose, Petunia finds a book—and, deciding that if she owns a book she must be wise, dispenses hilariously mistaken advice to the other animals in the farmyard.

s Petunia by Roger DuVoisin (Hardcover) Petunia is the first in a series of classic books by DuVoisin about a silly goose named Petunia. In this story, Petunia stumbles upon a book & becomes proud, believing that by owning the book she has become wise.

This single-volume edition gathers four of the most famous animal stories by Caldecott-winning author and illustrator Roger Duvoisin, the creator of that famous silly goose, Petunia. Richly illustrated with charming watercolor images, the tales of friendship and discovery include The Crocodile in the Tree, See What I Am, Periwinkle, and >Snowy and Woody.

Those children have grown up, but Petunia is every bit as fresh and funny and muddled as the day she was born. In this, the first of the series of classic books featuring the silly goose, Petunia finds a book--and, deciding that if she owns a book she must be wise, dispenses hilariously mistaken advice to the other animals in the farmyard.

This single-volume edition gathers four of the most famous animal stories by Caldecott-winning author and illustrator Roger Duvoisin, the creator of Petunia, the famous silly goose.

Richly illustrated with charming watercolor images, the tales of friendship and discovery include: The Crocodile in the Tree. Those children have grown up, but Petunia is every bit as fresh and funny and muddled as the day she was born. In this, the first of the series of classic books featuring the silly goose, Petunia finds a book--and, deciding that if she owns a book she must be wise, dispenses hilariously mistaken advice to the other animals in the farmyard.

Click to read more about Petunia the Silly Goose Stories by Roger Duvoisin. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5. The central character in this funny story is the goose, Petunia.

Petunia roams the barnyard, going nowhere in particular. The farmer pays no particular attention to Petunia because she is a silly goose.

However, Petunia spies something under some plants in the meadow. It is a book. This causes Petunia to become curious. (Ages 3 to 8) That silly goose Petunia first waddled around the barnyard carrying a book as a talisman to make her wise in She delighted but.

A silly goose learns that carrying a book under her wing doesn't necessarily maker her knowledgeable. Petunia by Roger Duvoisin Live Chat Will open a new window. In this charming tale set in a farmyard, originally published inPetunia the silly goose believes she has become wise just because she finds a book.

Ages (Apr.). A classic picture book by a Caldecott Medal-winning author/illustrator returns in a 50th-anniversary gift edition. When Duvoisin introduced children to his proud and silly goose init was love at first sight.

Those children have grown up, but Petunia is every bit as fresh and funny as ever. 32 p. This single-volume edition gathers four of the most famous animal stories by Caldecott-winning author and illustrator Roger Duvoisin, the creator of Petunia, the famous silly goose.

Richly illustrated with charming watercolor images, the tales of fri. Blurb: Petunia is a classic book from the s with charming old school silly goose, thinking she is wise for owning a book, goes through a few too many scenes giving misguided advice to other barnyard animals, but the little ones may like the repetitive formula.

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