Item description for A Gaggle of Geese and a Clutter of Cats (Dandilion Rhymes) by Dandi Daley Mackall & David Hohn...
Overview Rhyming text and humorous illustrations introduce the collective names used for various animal groups.
Publishers Description ""Tidings of magpies, Ducks in a brace, Elks in a gang, in a galloping race."" This joy-filled romp through creation captures your child's imagination with the silly-sounding (but true) names of animal groups. Rhythmic verse celebrates the wonder of God's imagination displayed in his creatures-"from a clutter of cats and a mischief of rats to an army of frogs and a drift of fat hogs. " Along with all the wild, wacky, and winsome animals, this rollicking adventure leads children to an unexpected encounter with a most unusual grouping, one that reveals God's greatest artistry and creativity: a blessing of kids.
Citations And Professional Reviews A Gaggle of Geese and a Clutter of Cats (Dandilion Rhymes) by Dandi Daley Mackall & David Hohn has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Booklist - 01/01/2008 page 92
Christian Retailing - 09/03/2007 page 27
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Studio: WaterBrook Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 8.75" Height: 8.5" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Oct 2, 2007
Publisher WaterBrook Press
Grade Level Multiple Grades
ISBN 1400072042 ISBN13 9781400072040
Availability 0 units.
More About Dandi Daley Mackall & David Hohn
Award-winning author Dandi Daley Mackall has written more than 400 books for children and about 25 for grown-ups (over 4 million copies sold in 22 countries). She s a national speaker and has made dozens of television appearances, including ABC, NBC, and CBS. Dandi lives in rural Ohio, where she enjoys her family, including horses, dogs, cats, and a changing array of outdoor creatures.
Dandi Daley Mackall currently resides in West Salem, in the state of Ohio.
Dandi Daley Mackall has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about A Gaggle of Geese and a Clutter of Cats (Dandilion Rhymes)?
not as expected Mar 16, 2010
I bought two of these, sending one to my 3 year old grandson, and the other to a 3 year old friend's son. When I visited my grandson, I asked to read the book I sent him, and found it disappointing. Grandma stumbled over the rhymes and phrases. I was also surprised by the religious overtones. Now that I go back and reread the description, I can see the mention, but my bad for not catching it before ordering the books.
One of MANY great books from Dandi Nov 16, 2009
I can't say enough good things about Dandi Daley Mackall. I discovered her books when my son was very young and even now, if you would ask him to pick his favorite books they would most likely all be hers, and A Gaggle of Geese does not disappoint. The rhymes never seem forced and flow so effortlessly that my 2 year old son was able to "read" most of the book to me by the 4th or 5th time we read it.