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The Game of the Goose by Ursula Dubosarsky
The Game of the Goose by Ursula Dubosarsky
I enjoyed the story - it was beautifully written and a pleasure to read. My only concern was that I was researching into "El Juego de Oca" - the Game of Goose - which is a traditional Spanish game dating back several centuries, and the game in this book did not match the traditional game at all. Several of the items that the children encountered were the same, but the layout was quite different and I was bewildered why Ursula Dubosarsky needed to change the game - the story would have held together t¡with the traditional Goose Game, which has one route up to 63 numbers, not 3 threads into 70+ squares. But an excellent read for children who have not been brought up on the… Read more

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