Ollie (Reader)

by Olivier Dunrea

Gossie and Gertie are waiting and waiting, but Ollie will . . . not . . . hatch! Olivier Dunrea's tale about the goslings' impatience for a new arrival will ring perfectly true for antsy older siblings everywhere. This brand-new Level 1 Green Light Reader comes with a bonus audio download. Page-turn signals guide early readers.

  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780544147034
  • ISBN-10: 0544147030
  • Pages: 32
  • Publication Date: 03/04/2014
  • Carton Quantity: 50

Also available in:

About the Book
About the Author
Reviews
  • About the Book
    Friends Gossie and Gertie are waiting and waiting for Ollie to hatch. They try poking, listening to, even sitting on top of his egg—but Ollie is Ollie and he will decide when it's time to hatch. Any child that has had to wait for a new brother or sister will find Ollie irresistible!

    Featuring the childlike sensibility and expressive watercolor illustrations Gossie & Friends fans love, this brand-new Level 1 Green Light Reader comes with a bonus audio download. Page-turn signals guide early readers.
  • About the Author
  • Excerpts
  • Reviews
    “Dunrea successfully adds to the ‘Gossie and Gertie’ cast with these endearing tales.” School Library Journal, Starred

    “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

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

    "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

    "...the geese tromp, stomp, romp and jump around the farmyard in a way that is quite satisfying when read aloud." The New York Times Book Review

×