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Goldilocks, Go Home!

Goldilocks, Go Home! (Hardback)

By Freeman, Martha
Illustrated by Sevilla, Marta

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Baby Bear and Goldilocks contentiously relate the events of an action-packed week in the Enchanted Forest when Goldilocks stays with the three bears waiting for the Big Bad Wolf to leave.

ISBN 9780823438570
Barcode 9780823438570
Published 11 June 2019 by Misc - United Book Distributor
Format Hardback
Availability
Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks

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ISBN-13 9780823438570
ISBN-10 0823438570
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
Imprint Holiday House Inc
Publication Date 11 June 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Freeman, Martha
Illustrated by Sevilla, Marta
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Number of Pages 96
Dimensions Width: 148mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 24mm
Weight 254g
Interest Age 8-12 years
Reading Age 8-12 years
Library of Congress Humorous stories, Bears, Wolves, Characters in literature, Three bears (Tale)
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 972950

Description of this Book

Goldilocks--also known as the fair-haired princess or Furless, depending on who is talking--moves in with The Three Bears for a whole week in this illustrated chapter book for lovers of snarky humor and the Grimm Sisters series. So I ate some porridge and broke a chair--get over it! Goldilocks snipes at Bobby Bear, as Baby Bear is now calling himself. Tensions are high at the Three Bears cottage where Goldilocks--an overdramatic tween who has deluded herself into believing she's a princess--is stranded until the Big Bad Wolf vacates the area. A hungry troll, a wily but fairly spineless coyote, Anansi the trickster spider, three pigs with a home improvement show, and of course the Big Bad Wolf all figure into the story in this hilarious mash-up of folk and fairy tales from around the world. In chapters full of quirky and clever drawings, Bobby and Goldilocks alternate narrating the story of their hair-raising adventures. Furless and Bobby are constantly at one another's throats and can't stop interrupting each other. But despite their mutual animosity, a kind of affection develops between Bobby and Goldilocks, and they become something like friends. As Bobby explains, I mean, annoying as she was, I didn't want her to end up wolf kibble. Over 80 illustrations are included.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review this mixed-up story is a new take on the classic fairy tale. --Kirkus Reviews

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Author's Bio

Martha Freeman has written fiction for children of all ages, including The First Kids Mysteries, The Chickadee Court Mysteries, and Strudel's Forever Home. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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