That Is Not a Good Idea!

By WILLEMS, Mo

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ISBN
978-0-06-220309-0
Publisher
HarperCollins Balzer & Bray


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on April 1, 2013  |  Preschool to Grade 4

K-Gr 3—This charmer is lovingly composed as an homage to silent movies and the concept of picture books as the "theater of the lap." Readers will become totally involved as they watch, along with several chicks, a drama unfolding, certain to end in tragedy. A gentlemanly fox and a demure, peasantlike goose meet. The setting is an old European city reminiscent of Budapest or Amsterdam, replete with fin de siècle gas lamps, stone-arch bridges, and wrought-iron terraces, executed in signat...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on May 1, 2013

"What's for dinner?" is the nightly question heard around the world. But if one is a member of the hunting set, the answer involves more than ordering a pizza. When Mr. Fox spies an innocent goose, it appears his problem is solved. All charm, he asks her to go for a walk, visit his kitchen, and critique his soup. These scenes play out like a silent movie, with all conversation between the two shown in title frames (...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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