The Golden Goose by Dick King-Smith

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Farmer Skint and his family have fallen on hard times at Woebegone Farm until their goose lays a golden egg. With the birth of Joy the Golden Goose, the fortune of the Skint family begins to change. But what will happen when people find out about their golden-feathered friend? How long can they keep Joy a secret?

From beloved author Dick King-Smith comes the heartwarming story of a magical golden goose perfect for beginning readers.

From the Hardcover edition.

About Dick King-Smith

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Dick King-Smith was a farmer for 20 years before turning to teaching and then to writing the children’s books that have earned him many fans on both sides of the Atlantic.From the Hardcover edition.
Published March 25, 2009 by Yearling. 130 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Hatched to a pair of seemingly ordinary geese named Misery and Sorrow, the golden-yellow gosling quickly earns her uplifting moniker, for not only do Farmer Skint and his family get an immediate rush of pleasure from petting her, but suddenly money starts rolling in from lottery and race-track wi...

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King-Smith (Babe: The Gallant Pig ) shapes a taut, tidy tale of a down-and-out farmer whose luck changes dramatically after his goose lays a golden egg.

Feb 14 2005 | Read Full Review of The Golden Goose

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