Merry Christmas, Ollie!




      Merry Christmas, Ollie!
An endearing and beautifully rendered tale sure to be a family favorite It s Christmas Eve Gossie and Gertie hang their bright colored boots in the barn Peedie and BooBoo hang their striped stockings in the barn Ollie stomps through the snow It s not easy to wait for Father Christmas Goose With ample wry humor, beautiful ink and watercolor pictures, and irresistible charm, Olivier Dunrea shares the first holiday story of Gossie and friends.Ollie perfectly encompasses the adorable impatience of young children waiting for Christmas to finally come. Free Download eBook Merry Christmas, Ollie! Author Olivier Dunrea – bluevapours.co.uk

Since his debut in 1983, author and illustrator Olivier Dunrea has created a steady stream of picture books, including concept books, stories of family life modern and ancient and stories about artists Many of Dunrea s picture books testify to his love of animals and his interest in archaeology and folklore of the British Isles, and several including Ravena, The Trow Wife s Treasure, and Bear Noel take place in a similar land of Dunrea s own creation the mythic island of Moel Eyris I don t write books or make pictures for children, Dunrea once told Something about the Author SATA I make them for myself It just so happens that children like what I do as much as I do Olivier Jean Paul Dominique Dunrea 1953 Biography Personal, Career, Member, Writings, Sidelights

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  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • Merry Christmas, Ollie!
  • Olivier Dunrea
  • English
  • 09 January 2019
  • 0618532420

10 thoughts on “ Merry Christmas, Ollie!

  1. La Coccinelle says:

    This book is basically the Christmas version of an annoying child in a car shouting, Are we there yet Father Christmas Goose okay, I liked him finally shows up, as he was always going to do, and Ollie doesn t really learn anything The story is just Ollie being an impatient gosling I would ve liked something , maybe his friends showing him how to be patient, or at least distracting him Instead, they keep building up the impending event, probably increasing Ollie s impatience, to the This book is basically the Christmas version of an annoying child in a car shouting, Are we there yet Father Christmas Goose okay, I liked him finally shows up, as he was always going to do, and Ollie doesn t really learn anything The story is just Ollie being an impatient gosling I would ve liked something , maybe his friends showing him how to be patient, or a...

  2. Shiloah says:

    Cute little Christmas book Christmas for the goslings This book was made cuter by our little Lamby 7 reading it aloud to us tonight.

  3. The Library Lady says:

    Kids may be confused by Father Christmas Goose , but American kids are bound to be confused by anything other than Santa , just as kids elsewhere might be confused BY Santa But no matter where they re from kids are always impatien...

  4. Courtney says:

    Now typically, I do not hate on children s books too harshly for they are written for the small minds of children however, Merry Christmas, Ollie makes absolutely no since whatsoever During the entire story you have the friends of little Ollie preparing for Christmas, while Ollie himself just whines about the fact that it is not time yet for the big day This continues on for page after page, until the end when Christmas does arrive There is not really a point to this story line, no true pl Now typically, I do not hate on children s books too harshly for they are written for the small minds of children however, Merry Christmas, Ollie makes absolutely no since whatsoever During ...

  5. Meg McGregor says:

    I will admit, the girls liked this story,than I did That, is why it, has three stars Personally, I would rate it with two stars Ollie is usually so cute but this story, really didn t create any magical moments, for me Christmas is all about magic to me the magic of Christ s birth, the magic of the first snowfall, the magic of family and fr...

  6. Carolyn Jeziorski says:

    This was a cute read for preschoolers for the holiday season The little goslings are waiting for Christmas This book nails down that concept through the story and pictures the little students I read it to, many of whom barely speak English got the concept of waiting for sure The illustra...

  7. Jana says:

    It s tough for young children to wait patiently for Christmas Little Ollie s brothers and sisters have hung their socks in the barn and are headed for their nest But Ollie doesn t want to wait any longer for Father Christmas Goose This cute picture book would be fun to s...

  8. Diana says:

    The kids liked the refrain about waiting, but they didn t seem to engage with the story, and neither did I To be fair, it was a cold read for me, which does make it a little tougher since I don t know what to anticipate Still, I don t think I d use this one again.

  9. Beronica says:

    cute for 3 4year olds

  10. Miss Sarah says:

    A toddler and up easy reader about friends goosie and gertie waiting for Christmas to come cute

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