Light scuffing on cover's edges. Are we a green dog or a yellow one? The red dog is out. Unlike those that populate the more verbose, rhymed learn-to-read stories like One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, the words in Go, Dog. By the way, anybody notice that the dog steals the feather out of the female dogs hat at one point? Then, of course, it has wacky dogs doing wacky dog things. And why oh why does the female dog have to win the approval of the male dog by changing her hat, until they ride off into the sunset at the end when he finally likes her hat? A green dog is in a bucket at the top of a pulley, and a yellow dog is in another bucket at the bottom. Then again, I'm probably just biased. And they live happily ever after.
It became a fun inside joke for Erika and me, but for the life of us, we couldn't remember where it came from. It must have been some kind of Montessori situation, I'm not sure. Except for the part where I have to listen to this story, and others like it, for the rest of the school year. Should our services meet your satisfaction, your feedback would be greatly appreciated. And how about playing checkers on the boat while your buddy plays guitar? The differences accumulate as Eastman builds on each word by adding a single new one. At this point, I realize that I have invested my feelings into this story. Eastman's lovable dogs demonstrate the many ways one can travel in this condensed, board-book version perfect for babies and toddlers.
There were just too many structural problems with the story for that. I want to be reincarnated as a dog and star in Go Dog Go. A yellow dog under a tree. It was also my favorite book as a child that my dad would read out loud to me, so I may be slightly biased with my interpretation of this otherwise inarguable masterpiece. How about the child is counting the dogs in the bed and the ones underneath the bed. And if there were an actual story, I might like it even more. All I can remember is that if I pretended that I could not read well then I would be with the kids whose nap-time involved back rubs.
Eastman is asking bold questions about how things are related to one another. And is this the same dog who is asleep when it is time for the dogs to get up? What's more, the plot is a mess, leaping from event to event almost randomly at times. They congregate together in parks and on the outskirts of town, reds with blacks, greens, and blues. Simple, yet serene and beautiful. Lest we start to trust him too much, though, Eastman tricks us: in the third-to-last scene the dogs go to a tree, where they find a dog party.
As an author, he is known primarily as P. It makes it less of a mind-numbing experience when you end up reading it a couple times. Yes, the end result hopefully, a literate child is totally worth it. The book opens with a single dog, then two dogs, then more, distinguished only by physical differences: some have spotted coats, some have solid coats, some wear clothes. Eastman, Publication Year: 1966, Language: English, Format: Hardcover See More. The red dog is out. They are all human, I mean dogs.
. The touch of a finger sets tails wagging, paws scratching, wheels spinning, and engines vrooming as big dogs, little dogs, red dogs, blue dogs, and dogs of all kinds race around on their way to the big dog party at the top of the tree. And then I realize something else. I took this book on a 2-week vacation with my 5-year old and read it almost ev Basic plot: Dogs doing things! One little dog going down. And why oh why does the female dog have to win the approval of the male dog by changing her hat, until they ride off into the sunset at the end when he finally likes her hat? There is a reason why Eastman ranks up with Seuss in staying power of the books written. Seuss book was Go Dogs, Go! Now suck it up, and grab this for your kid. They are not actual photos of the physical item for sale and should not be relied upon as a basis for edition or condition.
Feedback: Feedback is left for buyers after purchase has been completed. What's more, the plot is a mess, leaping from event to event almost randomly at times. A sturdy board book edition of P. The yellow sun is over the house. It's also a much longer book than a lot of other picture books designed for kids.
Right on the first page, my heart swelled with nostalgia. Go Dog Go is an exciting tale about a dog on his journey through life. Eastman Original Title: Go, Dog. And for whatever reason, Go, Dog. It must be left to the reader to piece the world together.
Look where they are going. What is he thinking about? Seuss, Beginner Books encourage children to read all by themselves, with simple words and illustrations that give clues to their meaning. He wrote many books for children in his own distinct style under the Dr. A green dog over a tree. The pictures are interesting, and clearly show what the dogs are doing. There is no rhyme or reason, but there sure are dogs.