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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.
Talk to your kids 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.
- Author: Olivier Dunrea
- Illustrator: Olivier Dunrea
- Genre: For Beginning Readers
- Topics: Friendship, Horses and Farm Animals
- Book type: Fiction
- Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
- Publication date: January 1, 2009
- Publisher's recommended age(s): 4 - 8
- Number of pages: 32
- Available on: Paperback, Nook, Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
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