The Goat Goes to Town
By Phillis Gershator
Illustrated by Sonia Sadler
Six Pack: $37.50
Chaos ensues when a goat shows up in the middle of a Caribbean town. Luckily our young narrator knows just what to do to save the day.
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About the Creators
was born in New York City. She worked as a children's librarian and has written several books for children. Her work has received several honors including the Anne Izard Storyteller's Choice Award and selection by "Reading Rainbow." Phillis and her husband live in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where she saw and heard the goat that inspired this story.
was an illustrator and a fine artist. Growing up she traveled to many countries and lived in five different states. Eventually landing in Maryland and New Jersey, Sadler focused on depicting the cultures, lives, and stories of peoples of African descent. Her book Seeds of Change earned her a Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent. Her unique style employed a variety of techniques and mediums—from watercolor to scratchboard—and draws inspiration from quilts. She passed away in September 2013.
About This Title
Six Pack: 9781584306559
Interest Level:Grades 1 - 1
Reading Level:Grades 1 - 1
Animal/Biodiversity/Plant Adaptations, Overcoming Obstacles, African/African American Interest, Leadership, Optimism/Enthusiasm, Realistic Fiction