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Children aged three to seven will love to hear this story again and again and with its echoes of the Ugly Duckling and subtle message of acceptance, they will delight in the happy ending. The illustrations are bright and bold and the impressionist quality of some in particular will make an impact on the young reader you can almost hear the flapping of wings as the geese set off on their journey and the bleak, drizzly evening when Borka finds herself alone is vividly brought to life. This charming book has long been a childhood favourite, winning the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1964, soon after it was first published. (Ages 3 to 7) --Alison Jardine
This is an old favourite that I read to my children many years ago, and then read to their children... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Livfoss
I ordered this book for my three year old grandson as I remembered reading with his father! My memory had not let me down and I was not disappointed. Read morePublished on 23 Jun 2011 by Mags
What a lovely book :) Mentions Kew Gardens as well so the kids at school loved it:)Published on 28 Oct 2010 by F. Marsh