Book Review of Geese Are Not Pets by Jenny Lee Learn


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Book Review of Geese Are Not Pets by Jenny Lee Learn

2020 Canada Book Award Winner author and illustrator Jenny Lee Learn presents Geese Are Not Pets, a story of responsibility and adventure with fun twists and a surprising ending.

Skillfully crafted into Geese Are Not Pets is a shared reading concept which effortlessly builds confidence in children learning to read. With alternating pages of simple and complex text this book is intended for ages 3 to 6 but will be enjoyed by the whole family. Geese Are Not Pets, or are they!?

About Jenny Lee Learn

2020 Canada Book Award Winner Jenny Lee Learn resides in Ontario, Canada. Her titles include 'Truck Got Stuck', 'My Mommy Likes', 'Just a Smile' and 'Geese Are Not Pets'. Ingenious, the 'Learn with Learn' concept has alternating pages of simple and complex text intended to build confidence in children learning to read. Being ideal for beginner and reluctant readers her stories work exceptionally well in reading buddy situations. Jenny Lee's books have been highly praised by Canadian Educational Professionals for their revolutionary shared reading concept. Jenny Lee Learn grew up on a crazy farm with all kinds of daily excitement. She has traveled the world. While she is now settled down with a family of her own she still can't decide what she wants to be when she grows up. For now she is enjoying writing and illustrating books intended for ages 3-6 that the whole family will enjoy.

Eve’s Review

I fell in love with this story. I mean, how could I not. It’s about geese and the little boy who loves geese and wants to hatch some goose eggs. He tries to get money for an incubator for hatching the eggs but no one will help him.


So what does he do? Read the story to your child, grandchild, or just to yourself to find out.


It’s a cute story with colorful illustrations and written with lots of humor. It should put a big smile on your face and a giggle on your lips.

About the Reviewer

Eve Culley

Storytelling is as much a part of me as breathing is to my body. I have found that as I tell stories, putting them on paper, it makes room for the other stories that are building and will need to be told soon.


I write for children because of their wonderful imaginations. They are the very best at believing that the probable can become possible.


Nothing is any better than when the reader climbs into the adventure and joins the journey with you.


Connect with Eve on her website, blog, or on Twitter.


You can read Eve’s column on the 2nd Monday each month here at Mustard Seed Sentinel.



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