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Petunia (original 1950; edition 2000)

by Roger Duvoisin

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Title:Petunia
Authors:Roger Duvoisin
Info:Knopf Books for Young Readers (2000), Edition: 0050-Anniversary, Hardcover, 32 pages
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this book is about a goose that thinks she is very wise just because she carries a book around with her. She soon realizes that there is more to being wise then just carrying a book.
  Kayla_Christopherson | Dec 19, 2012 |
Petunia finds a book, and she then believes that she is very wise, but she then discovers that having a book does not make her wise.
  AlyshaKnandel | Dec 13, 2012 |
Petunia the goose learn that carrying a book and giving other animalss knowledge isnt so simple. When her advice goes wrong petunia realizes that she needs to learn how to read in order to understand things. This book is meant for elementary school ages.
  kaylekatzung | Dec 12, 2012 |
A silly goose carries around a book she thinks will make her wise. I like all the crazy things Petunia tells the other animals when she pretends to read.
  tfink | Dec 12, 2012 |
Great book! fun way to start out a reading lesson
  molly1717 | Dec 10, 2012 |
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In the meadow, early one morning, Petunia, the silly goose, went strolling.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0394808657, Hardcover)

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.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:21:01 -0400)

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Petunia, the goose, learns that possessing knowledge involves more than just carrying a book around under her wing.

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