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Petunia - 50th Edition by Roger Duvoisin (Hardcover)

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First introduced in 1950, Petunia continues to be a favorite with young children. In this first of the series of books about the silly goose, Petunia finds a book, and decides since she owns a book she must be wise, and begins dispensing hilarious mistaken advice to the other farm animals. Full-color illustrations.



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When Roger Duvoisin first introduced children to his proud and silly goose, Petunia, in 1950, it was love at first sight. Those children have grown up, but Petunia is every bit as fresh and funny and muddled as the day she was born.
In this, the first of the series of classic books featuring the silly goose, Petunia finds a book--and, deciding that if she owns a book she must be wise, dispenses hilariously mistaken advice to the other animals in the farmyard.
With its gentle lesson and the kind of humor that kids love best, this new edition of a picture book classic will delight and inspire a whole new generation of readers.



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Now in paperback, the special 50th-anniversary edition of a picture book classic.



About the Author



Roger Duvoisin was born in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1904 and came to the U.S.A. in 1925. Among his more than 40 children's books, he is best known for those featuring Veronica, the conspicuous hippopotamus, and Petunia, the silly goose. He received the Caldecott Medal in 1947 for White Snow, Bright Snow and a Caldecott Honor in 1966. He died in 1980.
Dimensions (Overall): 11.1 Inches (H) x 9.3 Inches (W) x .5 Inches (D)
Weight: .9 Pounds
Suggested Age: 3-7 Years
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Classics
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover
Author: Roger Duvoisin
Language: English
Street Date: October 10, 2000
TCIN: 11950988
UPC: 9780394808659
Item Number (DPCI): 247-03-0114
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.5 inches length x 9.3 inches width x 11.1 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.9 pounds
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