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The Greedy Goat

Written & illustrated by Petr Horacek
Published by Candlewick Press
Goodreads Rating - 3.6 / 5.0
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May 8, 2018
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What's The Greedy Goat About

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A very greedy goat wreaks havoc in the barnyard in an entertaining cautionary tale from Petr Horcek. Goat is tired of always eating herbs and grass. She wants to try something new! So one day she embarks on a tasting spree, trying the dog’s food, the pig’s potato peels, and more, with the farmer’s underpants topping off a massive meal. Pretty soon, everyone else around the farm starts to notice that certain things have gone missing – including a now elusive Goat herself. It turns out that all that adventurous eating has left her feeling quite ill, prompting a recovery that plays out with a nod to another (very hungry) children’s favorite: “On Monday, her eyes stopped rolling. On Tuesday, her tummy stopped rumbling. . . .” After Goat is finally feeling like herself again, surely she’ll have learned her lesson. Won’t she?

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Who Wrote The Greedy Goat

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Petr Horacek

Petr Horácek was born on 30th June 1967 in Czechoslovakia. He grew up on the outskirts of Prague.

From the age of 15-19 Petr studied at the High School of Art in Prague. The school specialised mainly in design.

From age 19 Peter worked in a state design studio for two years.

He studied painting at the Academy of Fine Art in Prague from 1988. Petr graduated as a Master of Fine Art in 1994.
As a student Petr met his English wife Claire and in1995 they moved to England.

Petr started to write and illustrate books soon after his first child was born. The first books ‘Strawberries are Red’ and ‘What is Black and White?’ were published in 2001 and he received the Books For Children Newcomer Award in the same year.

Since then Petr has written and illustrated many books for children. In the UK he is mainly published by Walker Books and his books are translated into many languages. Petr has won awards for his books in Britain, USA and Holland. He lives in Worcester, England.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780763694975
Publication Date:
May 8, 2018
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0763694975

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