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The Golden Goose Book

L. Leslie Brooke

Book Overview: 

We see a number of stories in which kindness is rewarded and selfishness is punished but Brooke squeezes a number of intriguing and quite bizarre twists and turns into the story so it is not nearly so predictable as you might imagine.
Victorian moral fairy tales from a delightfully inventive mind.

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .Yonder stands an old tree; hew it down, and in its roots you will find something." Saying this the old man took his departure, and off went the Simpleton and cut down the tree. When it fell, there among its roots sat a goose, with feathers of pure gold. He lifted her out, and carried her with him to an inn where he intended to stay the night.

Now the innkeeper had three daughters, who on seeing the goose were curious to know what wonderful kind of a bird it could be, and longed to have one of its golden feathers. The eldest daughter thought to herself, "Surely a chance will come for me to pull out one of those feathers"; and so when the Simpleton had gone out, she caught the goose by the wing. But there her hand stuck fast! Shortly afterwards the second daughter came, as she too was longing for a golden feather. She had hardly touched her sister, however, when she also stuck fast. And lastl. . . Read More

Community Reviews

I love this book and so do my kids, though I admit my 5 star rating is more based on the beautiful and grotesque (at the same time? Yes.) drawings. L. Leslie Brooke is my hero.

The Golden Goose is a delightful children's book with charming storytelling and beautiful illustrations by L. Leslie Brooke. It teaches valuable lessons about kindness, generosity, and the consequences of greed. The vivid illustrations bring the story to life and captivate young imaginations. While

The Golden Goose by L. Leslie Brook- Hindi language translation by Arvind Gupta- Children’s Illustrated Colour Picture Book- The Book narrates the story of a family with three sons who reside in beginning of the forest. Their youngest son called Simpleton because unlike his brothers he is kind and h

A good read for children.