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Goodwin the Goat by famed author of Corduroy, Don Freeman, is a never-before-published story of a mischievous young goat named Goodwin. One day, after growing tired of his daily wheat and oats, he goes out in search for new types of delicious food andstumbles upon an artist painting by the river and notices her scrumptious colorful paint tubes. After the artist leaves, Goodwin tries to eat the paint tubes and covers himself in paint.
After running away from the angry artist, Goodwin awakes the next morning and passersby notice him, vibrant and multicolored, standing on top of his hut. Goodwin immediately achieves immediate fame, as tourists from far and wide come to visit and photograph "Goodwin the Miraculous Goat." Angry that Goodwin destroyed her painting, the artist confronts Farmer Mac Duff and asks him to pay her for her destroyed materials and art. Farmer Mac Duff, who's struggling financially, partners with the artist and creates a business out of the attraction in order to pay her back for her materials and destroyed art but can Goodwin stay out of trouble?
Featuring full color illustrations, Goodwin the Goat is sure to enchant young readers with its playful narrative and fun colors. Grab your copy and experience a true story of friendship, courage, individuality, and the importance finding who you really are.
16 May 2017
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