The Golden Goose

Farmer Skint has no luck on his farm – until one day his goose lays a golden egg, which hatches out into a golden gosling! From that moment on, Farmer Skint is a lucky man. As this special little bird gets older, her golden feathers turn to ordinary white, but the first egg she lays is a golden one – and she just goes on and on! At last, Farmer Skint and his family can enjoy good fortune and happiness. But what will happen if other people find out about his golden goose? A timeless story full of hilarious characters from the ever-popular Dick King-Smith.

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    9 March 2014

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    the farmers luck change all because he found a golden duckling

    28 February 2014

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    A funny and great book about a golden goose! I loved this, and I’ve read it a lot!

    9 March 2013

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    This book is very good, I finished it in two days, I would reccomend it to people who are not very confident readers! hope this helped!!


    24 February 2012

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    Dick King-Smith

    Dick King Smith is the much-loved author of ‘farmyard fantasy’ books like the award-winning The Sheep-pig. He died in January 2011.


    Dick has won many awards including The Guardian Fiction Award 1984 for The Sheep Pig, the Children’s Author of The Year 1992 and The Children’s Book Award 1995 for Harriet The Hare.

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