The Goggle-Eyed Goats

Publisher: Andersen Press


Al Haji has three wives, seven children and an assortment of animals including five goggle-eyed goats. Although he loves his goats dearly they eat everything in sight and his three wives have had enough. And because Al Haji loves his wives more than he loves his goats, he decides they have to go. But can the family really part with them? Al Haji discovers it is harder than he thought…

This beautiful picture book set in Africa is full of vibrant colour and humour. Bursting with activity, there is a wealth of detail to explore on every page, and children will delight in spotting the various characters as well as having fun practising their counting.

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