Ollie the Stomper (Reader)

by Olivier Dunrea

Gossie wears bright red boots. Gertie wears bright blue boots. But little Ollie doesn't have any boots at all! Olivier Dunrea addresses a typical childhood concern—this time, frustration and sharing--in a bite-sized story that young kids will love to learn to read all by themselves. 
This Level 1 Green Light Reader comes with a bonus audio download. Page-turn signals guide early readers.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780544146761
  • ISBN-10: 054414676X
  • Pages: 32
  • Publication Date: 03/04/2014
  • Carton Quantity: 50

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  • About the Book
    Ollie is the littlest gosling, and he follows Gossie and Gertie all over the barnyard. They tromp through the straw and stomp in the rain. Gossie wears red boots. Gertie wears blue boots. But little Ollie doesn't have any boots at all!

    Olivier Dunrea imbues his adorable gosling characters with the emotions and concerns of his young audience—this time, frustration and sharing—in a bite-sized story that children will love to learn to read all by themselves. 

    Featuring the childlike sensibility and expressive watercolor illustrations Gossie & Friends fans love, this brand-new Level 1 early reader edition comes with a bonus audio download! Page-turn signals guide early readers.

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    “With their simple watercolors and narrative, along with diminutive heroes who assert a budding independence, these tales demonstrate once again how well their creator knows his audience.” Publishers Weekly, Starred

    “Dunrea successfully adds to the ‘Gossie and Gertie’ cast with these endearing tales.” School Library Journal, Starred

    “Dunrea’s keen awareness of young children’s concerns and quirks translates into charmingly simple illustrations and text.” Kirkus Reviews

    "Pre-schoolers will relate to Ollie's point of view and delight in his humorous reactions to the new world he's discovering." Booklist, ALA

    "Dunrea's text...is packed with toddler-sized drama, and Gossie and Gertie easily assume the roles of older sisters dealing with a pesky but beloved younger brother." Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books