The Geese March in Step by Jean-Francois Dumont

The Geese March in Step

Written by Jean-Francois Dumont
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The Geese March in Step by Jean-Francois Dumont

Every morning at the farm, all the geese line up in a perfectly straight line and parade down to the pond. Igor, their leader, makes sure that they all march in perfect time. But no matter what she tries, little Zita just can't seem to keep the same beat as everyone else. Finally, Igor makes Zita march to the pond all by herself. She isn't alone for long, though! Soon all the other animals on the farm join in with the little goose's own special rhythm. With Zita to lead the way, the parade down to the pond is a good deal more joyful. Great fun to read aloud, this hilarious book has a wonderful message about the importance of creativity, imagination, and individuality.


Booklist-Individuality and self-acceptance are strong themes in this celebration of unique talents. . . . A great choice for children who feel like they don't fit in with their peers.-

About the Author

Jean-Francois Dumont is a French author and illustrator who has created many stories for children, including A Blue So Blue (Sterling), winner of the 2004 Prix Saint-Exupery, an award given yearly to the best illustrated picture book in France.

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Jean-Francois Dumont
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William B Eerdmans Publishing Co

Publication date

31st May 2014



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