SILLY LITTLE GOOSE!
Paula Danziger, IT'S JUSTIN TIME, AMBER BROWN; WHAT A TRIP, AMBER BROWN. , $15.95 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-439-06304-3
Little Goose needs to make a nest. But whenever she settles into a place on the farm that's "nice and soft" or "nice and quiet," it turns out to be another animal's domain—a blanket-lined crate belongs to the cat family, a bin of straw is the sheep's fodder—and she is rousted to a refrain of "Silly Little Goose!" Luckily, the farmer's hat (which blows through several spreads) lands in a "perfect" grassy nook, and soon the new mother's eight eggs are emitting eight tiny sounds. This handsome book exudes a lovely nostalgic sensibility, including the elegant typography. Tafuri's (
Reviewed on: 03/12/2001