#TBT Book Review – Blue Goose by Nancy Tafuri

Blue Goose by Nancy Tafuri is a book that a Reading Tub volunteer introduced to us. She and her daughter (then 5 and 6) would make weekly trips to their local library, and we were the beneficiaries of some of her daughter’s favorite choices. I always loved opening her emails because every review came with a personal story about their library visit.

Blue Goose by Nancy TafuriBlue Goose

written and illustrated by Nancy Tafuri
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2008

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.

They mix their colors to make other colors and the farm is done just in time for Farmer Gray’s return. This is a humorous presentation of colors.

Reading Tub review date for Blue Goose: April 2008

The spammers have been having a blast with our Throwback Thursday posts … but I’m hoping that as time goes on, the Kidlit blogging community will share some of their favorite “old” reviews, too. Did you review Blue Goose? Or another book from April 2008? Add it to our linkup or in the comments below!

Why a Throwback Thursday for Book Reviews?

Those of us who blog about books are a community. We read lots of books, we write lots of reviews, and we share those reviews with fellow book lovers and those in search of books for children and teens on our blogs, websites, and via social media.

We write so many reviews that, over time, they get buried by other, newer reviews. BUT! that book we read three years ago will always be new to some reader, somewhere. So why not share that review with a new audience?

Everyone is welcome! Here are the participation guidelines:

  • If you reviewed the same book we’re featuring, add your permalink to the original review on the Reading Tub website or in the InLinkz Linkup.
  • Want to (re)share a review you posted in June 2009, then add your permalink in the InLinkz Linkup. [No, it doesn’t have to be a book you loved; but it does have to be a review you take a lot of pride in.]
  • Add any notes about the review in the comments, please.


Notes: Blue Goose cover image links to amazon.com. The Reading Tub has an affiliate relationship with Amazon.