Spinster Goose

Twisted Rhymes for Naughty Children

Spinster Goose

Illustrated by: Sophie Blackall
For Ages: 5 - 10
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Some children are simply too naughty for Mother Goose to handle. Luckily her sister Spinster Goose knows just how to deal with these uncouth urchins. Her school is home to some world-class troublemakers: they bite and pinch, they talk back and fight--they eat chalk! But brats beware--this isn’t just any school, and Spinster isn't your average goose. Her curious methods will rid these students of their horrendous behaviors…right?

Fans of Mother Goose will delight in these devilishly twisted alternatives to classic rhymes.
  • Atheneum Books for Young Readers | 
  • 48 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416925415 | 
  • March 2011 | 
  • Grades K - 5
List Price $16.99
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About the Author

Lisa Wheeler
Photograph courtesy of the author

Lisa Wheeler

Lisa Wheeler has written eighteen books for children, including The Pet Project, illustrated by Zachariah OHora, and the hilarious Spinster Goose, illustrated by Sophie Blackall. She lives with her family in Addison, Michigan. Visit her online at LisaWheelerBooks.com.