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Golden Goose Book (Illustrated) (Paperback) (L. Leslie Brooke)
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The Golden Goose Book: Illustrated Edition by Leonard Leslie Brooke, 1905. Brooke was a British artist and writer. Brooke was born on Sept. 24, 1862, in Birkenhead, England. His skillful and witty illustrations in Andrew Lang's Nursery Rhyme Book (1897) established his reputation as a leading children's book illustrator of pen-andink line drawings and watercolors. 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.