Waiting for Goliath

Waiting for Goliath

Book - 2017 | English language edition
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"Bear has been sitting and waiting since dawn. 'I'm waiting for Goliath,' he tells everyone. 'Goliath is coming! He's my best friend.' At last, the bus pulls up. But no one gets out. Yet Bear is sure: 'He'll definitely show up. You'll see!"--page[4] of cover.
Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand :, Gecko Press,, 2017.
Edition: English language edition
ISBN: 9781776571413
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Spencer, Sally-Ann - Translator
Summary: "Bear has been sitting and waiting since dawn. 'I'm waiting for Goliath,' he tells everyone. 'Goliath is coming! He's my best friend.' At last, the bus pulls up. But no one gets out. Yet Bear is sure: 'He'll definitely show up. You'll see!"--page[4] of cover.

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coffeebookie Oct 23, 2017

This is a simple and sweet story about friendship, patience and loyalty. Bear waits and waits for his special friend but nobody believes his friend will ever arrive. Bear doesn’t give up, amidst the discouragement around him. The illustrations are interesting, made mostly from cutouts, which adds a unique touch.

coloradobuck Oct 21, 2017

Very cute story about a reindeer waiting on a friend who does not appear to be coming. It turns out to be a SNAIL he's waiting for. Then the reader is thinking oh yes, of course, snails move very slowly!!!

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