Bill Grogan's Goat

Bill Grogan s pesky goat has been eating clothes and getting into lots of trouble When Bill gets rid of him he ends up on a train with an engineer and a group of raucous barnyard animals and sets off on a great adventure This hilarious story is written in verse.
Bill Grogan s Goat Bill Grogan s pesky goat has been eating clothes and getting into lots of trouble When Bill gets rid of him he ends up on a train with an engineer and a group of raucous barnyard animals and sets off

  • Title: Bill Grogan's Goat
  • Author: Mary Ann Hoberman Nadine Bernard Westcott
  • ISBN: 9780316362320
  • Page: 248
  • Format: Hardcover
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      Published :2018-06-17T12:17:06+00:00

    About the Author

    Mary Ann Hoberman Nadine Bernard Westcott

    Work with her local Connecticut chapter of the Literacy Volunteers of America inspired her to create this series of books to encourage reading She enjoys reading with her grandchildren.

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    • Rashanda Ravenel said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      This is a funny little book. It reminds me of seeing rows of animals on trains. There is rhyming throughout which is great for helping to build phonemic awareness in young children. This would be a fun book to create a story mat or have children act out the book.

    • Rachel said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      Cute adventure of a goat that got in trouble with his owner for eating his shirts. Fun song and rhyme that kids would love!

    • Kristen Dutkiewicz said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      This goat just can't help himself from eating clothes!

    • Erin Walker said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      Bill Grogan's Goat by: Mary Ann Hoberman (2002) -PredictableThis story is set to a tune so it can be said or sung. It is about a goat who is punished for eating his owner's shirts and his adventure afterwards. The goat gets on a train, meets a variety of animals and trouble ensues.Themes: Animals, Trains, MischiefTeaching Options: Since this book is of a predictable pattern it would be easy for beginning readers to read. It could be used as a source of rhymes. Students could then write a story a [...]

    • Jessica said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      This story is based off a song so it rhymes. It is humorous because the goat gets in trouble for eating clothes on the clothesline which he coughs up. He also gets in trouble for sitting on different animals on a train but he gives them the shirts that he coughed up and the animals are ok with that. They all eat together (except the goat) and mess up the shirts so they wash them. The goat is still hungry so he eats the shirts again. It's predictable but funny.

    • Miss Sarah said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      a goat likes to eat shirts but his owner doesn't want his shirts to be eaten so he send the goat away after he eats three. A train engineer takes the goat in where he gives each of the three shirts to other animals. These animals get the shirts dirty and they must be washed and hung on the line to dry. Who will get the shirts in the end? Lots of rhymes and texts in cute blocks. preschool.

    • Danny said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      This was one of our first library books. It's part of another set of sing-along books, but we don't have the recording for this one. The original version of this song is strange (Bill Grogan loves his goat so much that he beats him when he misbehaves and then ties him to the railroad tracks). In this story, the train picks him up and he meets several rude animals. Odd, but I like the illustrations in this series.

    • Sharon said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      This was one of our first library books. It's part of another set of sing-along books, but we don't have the recording for this one. The original version of this song is strange (Bill Grogan loves his goat so much that he beats him when he misbehaves and then ties him to the railroad tracks). In this story, the train picks him up and he meets several rude animals. Odd, but I like the illustrations in this series.

    • Tommy said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      This was one of our first library books. It's part of another set of sing-along books, but we don't have the recording for this one. The original version of this song is strange (Bill Grogan loves his goat so much that he beats him when he misbehaves and then ties him to the railroad tracks). In this story, the train picks him up and he meets several rude animals. Odd, but I like the illustrations in this series.

    • Larysa said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      Bill Grogan's Goat was a predictable, but entertaining story. It starts with the well known story about Bill Grogan's goat eating the shirts and getting tied to the tracks, but it builds on and tells what to the goat once he stops the train. The pictures were colorful and went along well with the fun story.

    • Lauren Brown said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      This would be a really fun book to read with younger kids. It would make a good read-aloud book because it has predictable phrases and even has a rhythm to it. This would also be a good book for introducing rhyming.

    • Nick Cherry said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      I think this book would be a great book to use to get students engaged. It had humor, and there was even a song teachers could use along with the book. I would use this book especially with younger children.

    • Shelbi Bishop said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      This is a wonderful song book. It teaches about sharing and forgiveness through song.

    • Shelley said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      Based on the song Bill Grogan's goat the story is kind of funny but not much else to it.

    • Shelby Troutman said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      This book is a song-like style of writting. The children would enjoy the humor of the book.

    • ↜ƈɦǟռ☂ɛℓℓɛ↝ said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      A strange story about a goat that eats 3 red shirts, and passes them out to other animals, as apologies for being clumsy.

    • Bvlmc Buchanan Verplanck Elementary School said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      In this humorous song book filled with rhymes a silly goat runs away after eating three red shirts, makes some new friends and gives away the red shirts only to eat them up again on washing day.

    • Audrey Evans said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      Literary features: onomatopoeia, rhyme

    • Sharon said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      The traditional song with merry pictures, makes Flannery laugh every time.

    • Cheryl said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      Wonderfully fun drawings support the lively rhythm of the song Bill Grogan's Goat. Pure fun to read!

    • Annie Delight said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:17 PM

      LOVED IT! Short and super CUTE!!

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