What parents need to know
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Gossie and Gertie is a positive, heartwarming book about friendship that's suitable for all ages, but it's specifically geared to the beginning reader with simple sentence structure and repetition.
What's the story?
Goslings Gossie and Gertie are best friends -- they do everything together and love the same activities, usually with Gossie taking the lead and Gertie following. But what if Gertie goes it alone on a few activities? Then what?
Is it any good?
With its simple sentence structure and repetition, GOSSIE AND GERTIE is a perfect book for the beginning reader. Here, the tale also imparts some good lessons -- Gossie and Gertie don't have to do everything together to be friends, and when Gertie decides to do a bit of her own thing, that's nothing to fuss over.
Families can talk about...
Families can talk about friendship. Who's your best friend? What sorts of things do you like to do together?
Do friends always have to do the same things together? Why, or why not?
Friends can take turns suggesting fun activities. Try suggesting something to do with your friend, and then let him or her suggest the next activity.
|Genre:||For Beginning Readers|
|Topics:||Friendship, Horses and farm animals|
|Publisher:||HMH Books for Young Readers|
|Publication date:||January 1, 2009|
|Number of pages:||32|
|Publisher's recommended age(s):||4 - 8|
|Available on:||Hardback, iBooks, Kindle, Nook, Paperback|