A Splendid Friend, Indeed by Suzanne Bloom
(Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book (Awards)) (Goose and Bear stories)

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An Athabaskan boy's crippled foot may be a bad omen, but it may also be a sign that he is destined to be the next medicine man. How he defies the evil spirits and becomes a hero forms the basis of this true story set in 19th century Alaska.

About Suzanne Bloom

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Suzanne Bloom is the author and illustrator of the picture books featuring Goose and Bear: A Splendid Friend, Indeed, a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book; Treasure; and What About Bear? Her other books include No Place for a Pig, A Mighty Fine Time Machine, and the popular The Bus for Us. She lives with her family in McDonough, New York.
Published January 1, 2005 by Scholastic. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment. Fiction

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A more perfect union between giggle-inducing but reassuring images and a text of very few words is hard to conjure.

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Toddler-PreS—The Geisel Honor book is given a sturdier edition for small hands. The gregarious Goose interrupts Bear's reading and writing. The fowl's bubbling person

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