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The Goose That Almost Got Cooked

The Goose That Almost Got Cooked

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Emily is a goose who prefers loop-the-loops to flying in V formation. But when her acrobatics finally wear her out during one spring migration, Emily takes up residence on a farm. At first content and free to do as she pleases, Emily soon realizes that farm life may not be all that it seems -- and ...more

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Artist, political cartoonist, and illustrator of more than a hundred children's books, Marc Simont was born in 1915 in Paris. His parents were from the Catalonia region of Spain, and his childhood was spent in France, Spain, and the United States. Encouraged by his father, Joseph Simont, an artist and staff illustrator for the magazine L'Illustration, Marc Simont drew from a young age. Though he later attended art school in Paris and New York, he considers his father to have been his greatest t...more