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Books with author Diane Goode

  • Thanksgiving Is Here!

    Diane Goode

    Paperback (HarperCollins, Aug. 16, 2005)
    As soon as Maggie's grandma and grandpa get the turkey in the oven, bright and early on Thanksgiving morning, the guests arrive and the commotion begins: glamorous aunts, crying babies, acrobatic cousins, strange dogs, mysterious gifts, romance, friendships, "yackety-yak"ing and, of course, lots of wonderful food and fun.You'll find a new story every time you read this joyous celebration of Thanksgiving!
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  • Diane Goode's Book of Scary Stories and Songs

    Diane Goode

    Hardcover (Dutton Juvenile, Sept. 1, 1994)
    An eerie anthology of scary folktales, stories, poems, and songs from around the world introduces youngsters to a host of delightfully spooky characters in works from African, European, and Native American traditions. Lit Guild.
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  • Diane Goode's American Christmas

    Diane Goode

    Hardcover (Dutton Books for Young Readers, Sept. 4, 1990)
    A collection of American poems, songs, and stories with a Christmas theme, including "The Peterkins' Christmas Tree," "Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus," "Away in a Manger," and "Christmas on the Banks of Plum Creek."
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  • Mind Your Manners!

    Diane Goode

    Hardcover (Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), Nov. 1, 2005)
    Come not to the table without having read this book!You Are InvitedWhat: To share a mealWhere: The Abbotts’ houseWhen: As soon as you open this bookBut watch out – the Abbotts and their dogs have absolutely atrocious table manners. They speak with their mouths full, complain about the food they are serving, and argue in front of the company. The Abbotts also violate some more obscure table-manner taboos, such as smelling their meat and staring what’s on the plate of a dinner companion.With rules lifted in the vernacular from an early-nineteenthcentury primer (the full text of the rules is appended), and uproarious pictures that do most of the storytelling, this is a lively and wonderful celebration of good manners.
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  • Diane Goode's American Christmas

    Diane Goode

    Paperback (Puffin Books, Oct. 1, 1997)
    A beautifully illustrated anthology of American poems, songs, and stories with a Christmas theme includes "The Peterkins' Christmas Tree," "Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus," favorite carols, and works by Laura Ingalls Wilder, Langston Hughes, and other notable authors. Reprint.
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  • Thanksgiving Is Here!

    Diane Goode

    Hardcover (HarperCollins, Sept. 2, 2003)
    Maggie knows that Gramdma and Grandpa rise early on Thanksgiving morning. They want to get the turkey in the oven before the guests arrive and the commotion begins.Maggie's glamorous aunt, a crybaby, an uncle with a slippery hairpiece, and an acrobatic cousin are just a few of the twenty-eight relatives and friends who come to help, "yackety-yak," and eat. As day stretches into evening, events unfold. There's a mysterious present, a budding romance, and a little dog that tags after Maggie. But whose dog is he? And what's Great-Grandma knitting? There is so much to discover here?Like a memorable meal with family and friends, this joyous celebration of Thanksgiving will leave you smiling and fulfilled.
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  • Where's Our Mama?

    Diane Goode

    Hardcover (Dutton Books for Young Readers, Sept. 12, 1991)
    A kindly gendarme conducts two young children around Paris in search of their lost mother.
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  • The Most Perfect Spot

    Diane Goode

    Hardcover (HarperCollins, May 1, 2006)
    Experience a picnic in the park with Mama and Jack, where nothing seems to go right, but fun is had by all – and a little dog joins the family. With "And then, who knows why..." as the cheerful refrain, Diane Goode tells how a boy's plan to give his mother a perfect picnic in the park goes hilariously awry. Kids will spot the little dog who's the cause of the mischief on every spread, making the refrain even more fun! Without preaching, this visual adventure shows that you can be happy even when things don't go just right. And the large, animated scenes picture all the fun with an expressive, lively line and inviting color
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  • Mama's Perfect Present

    Diane Goode

    Paperback (Puffin, May 1, 1999)
    Two children have some problems when they take their dog along as they search for just the right present for their mother's birthday
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  • Little Library of Christmas Classics

    Diane Goode

    Hardcover (Random House, Sept. 12, 1983)
    A collection of four stories. The Night Before Christmas; The Fir Tree; Christmas Carols; and The Nutcracker.
  • Monkey Mo Goes to Sea

    Diane Goode

    Hardcover (Blue Sky Press, April 1, 2002)
    In an engaging story with the humor and silliness of Curious George, Caldecott Honor illustrator Diane Goode presents the hilarious tale of a young boy and his pet monkey aboard an ocean liner.Bertie and his pet monkey Mo are thrilled when they receive an invitation from Bertie's grandfather to join him for lunch on the Blue Star luxury cruise ship. There's only one rule, Bertie's grandfather tells them: Mo must act like a gentleman. Once they're on board, Mo decides to behave just like the grandest gentleman he sees--in typical "monkey see, monkey do" fashion. Mo helps a lady into her chair, but somehow she lands on the floor! He even dances with two of the finest ladies...but doesn't notice they're already dancing with their husbands! Unhappy, Mo goes for a walk on deck, where he sees the grand gentleman fall overboard. Without thinking, Mo leaps over the rail just as the gentleman did, and he saves the man, proving that a monkey can be a true gentleman after all.
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  • The Dinosaur's New Clothes: A Retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen Tale

    Diane Goode

    Hardcover (Blue Sky Pr, Sept. 1, 1999)
    Takes young readers on a journey to a land where royal dinosaurs rule, living the catered life in the palace of Versaille and dressing the part in powdered wigs and robes. 50,000 first printing.
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