Blue Goose

Summary:

Farmer Gray drives off in his truck to go to town. While he is gone, the animals paint the farm in all the primary colors: a Blue Goose, a Red Hen, a Yellow Chick, and a White Duck. Then they mix their colors to make other colors and the farm is done just in time for Farmer Gray's return.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

Children can learn about colors in a fun story.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

Our daughter picked out this book. She liked watching the animals paint the farm and seeing what colors they made when they mixed their colors. This book really helped her to understand the concept of mixing colors.

Big Kid Reaction

This was a good book. I enjoyed how they made the colors the animals painted with match their color. I also enjoyed the mixing of colors and how they painted the different farm objects those colors.

Type of Book:
This is a humorous presentation of colors.
Educational Themes:

The main theme of the story is color, but you can also use the book for object identification with toddlers and teamwork for preschoolers.

Reading Level:
1.9
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
6 to 8
Recommended Age To Read Together:
1 to 5
Age of child:
Read with a one-year-old boy and four-year-old girl.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy. If you have more than one child or a child who is having difficulty with the color issue, this is a great book to own. I would also buy one for a library. I would buy it for anyone who had young children as it explains the mixing of colors in an easy

Title Blue Goose
Author Nancy Tafuri
Publisher Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Imprint Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing © 2008
Illustrators Nancy Tafuri
ISBN 9781416928348
Material Hard Cover
Cost $15.99
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