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.
"From the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
Dick King-Smith was born and raised in Gloucestershire, England, surrounded by pet animals. After twenty years as a farmer, he turned to teaching and then to writing children's books. Dick wrote mostly about animals: farmyard fantasy, as he likes to call it, often about pigs, his special favorites. He enjoyed writing for children, meeting the children who read his books, and knowing that they get enjoyment from what he does. Among his well-loved books are Babe: The Gallant Pig, which was made into a major motion picture and was nominated for an Academy Award.
Ann Kronheimer was born in London and studied Fine Art at Hornsey School of Art. Before becoming a successful illustrator, she held odd jobs that included gardening and working in a movie theater. Now she spends her days drawing in her studio, overlooking a garden of her own.