Goose the Artist
Meet Goose, a passionate artist who wants to create a PERFECT portrait and win the village art competition. But after a whole week of painting Puffin and friends, Goose is all aflutter. Is an artist's work EVER good enough?
Goose strives to win an art award in this endearing tale from Kimberly Andrews' acclaimed Puffin the Architect series.
As Goose paints and paints to make the perfect picture, the deadline draws closer, the pressure mounts and Goose feels the cherished award slipping further and further out of reach. Then disaster strikes. Will anything or anyone help our tortured hero win through?
This delightful story is set in the endearing world of Puffin the Architect and her friends. Readers will love poring over Kimberly Andrews' detailed pictures and spotting the spider hidden on every page, as Goose explores the trials and rewards of making art.
About the Author
Kimberly Andrews is a trained biologist and geologist who grew up in the Canadian Rockies, and she has also lived and worked in New Zealand, Borneo and the UK. In London, she worked for The House of Illustration, whose main ambassador is Quentin Blake, and at the Natural History Museum. Kimberly now lives with her partner James and two daughters in a small house near Wellington, where she illustrates and writes, and runs her business Tumbleweed Tees - designs which feature her illustrations of New Zealand birds and wildlife. Her first solo picture book, Puffin the Architect (Puffin, 2018) was awarded NZ Booklover's Best Children's Book, a Storylines Notable Book Award and the Russell Clark Award for Illustration at the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. More acclaimed books set in the charming world of Puffin and her friends followed- Hound the Detective (2020), highly commended by Storylines, and Moose the Pilot (2021), a Storylines Notable Picture Book 2021