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Professor Goose Debunks Goldilocks and the Three Bears
By (author): Paulette Bourgeois Illustrated by: Alex G. Griffiths
Paulette Bourgeois ,

Illustrated by :

Alex G. Griffiths

Imprint:

Tundra Books

ISBN:

9780735267305

Product Form:

Hardcover
Hardcover
English

Audience:

Children: Age (years) 3 - 7, Grade (US) P - 2
Jun 21, 2022
$24.99 CAD
Active

Dimensions:

8.25in x 11.44 x 0.47 in | 1.08 lb

Page Count:

40 pages

Illustrations:

FULL COLOR THROUGHOUT
Tundra Books
JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
The first in a new series by the author of Franklin the Turtle! Join Professor Goose in this STEM-filled picture book as she fact-checks classic fairy tales and shares the science behind these flawed stories.

Mother Goose’s fairy tales are NOT based in science, and her great niece Professor Goose thinks it’s time to share the truth. Join Professor Goose as she — literally — travels through the pages of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, fact-checking, exposing the flaws and explaining the science. Bears don’t live in cottages — they prefer dens! The smallest bowl of porridge wouldn’t be “just right” — it would have been the coldest! Professor Goose is delighted to see Baby Bear use the scientific method and Goldilocks’s fight or flight response. And maybe Goldilocks should have used a GPS so she wouldn’t have gotten lost in the first place?

Jammed with jokes and wonderfully silly illustrations, this book entertains while it introduces basic scientific laws and rules to young readers. At the back of the book, readers will find Professor Goose’s  instructions on how to engineer their own chair for a (teddy) bear!

Series Overview: A STEM-themed picture book series narrated by the incomparable Professor Goose that aims to differentiate between the facts and fiction within fairy tales. The next book in the series looks at The Three Little Pigs and is scheduled for Summer 2022.

ESTABLISHED AUTHOR: This is Paulette’s first series since her hugely popular Franklin the Turtle. The books have sold more than 60 million copies around the world and have been translated into more than 38 languages.

STEM COMPONENTS: Professor Goose shares facts from a wide range of sciences including biology, physics and engineering. Every book in the series will end with additional STEM content.  

HILARIOUS SCIENCE: From her purple tufted head down to her webbed waddle, Professor Goose is the perfect narrator to make science fun and funny.  

GIRL POWER: All the key characters in this book are female and do not follow stereotypes. 

ORIGINAL, UNIQUE TAKE ON FRAGMENTED FAIRY TALES

PAULETTE BOURGEOIS is best known for creating Franklin the Turtle, the character who appears in the bestselling picture books illustrated by Brenda Clark. The series has been translated into thirty-eight languages and adapted into an animated television series, merchandise and feature-length films. She is also the author of award-winning books for children including Oma’s Quilt which was developed as a short film by the National Film Board of Canada, and more than two dozen non-fiction science books. She is a member of the Order of Canada, received an honorary doctorate degree from Western University, an award of merit from the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists and most recently graduated with an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. Paulette frequently teaches and she has been the writer-in-residence at UBC, Whistler, BC, and Terra Nova National Park, Newfoundland.

Author Residence: Toronto, ON

Author Hometown: Winnipeg, MB

ALEX G. GRIFFITHS is a children's book illustrator originally from London, UK. The majority of his work is done by hand, using a combination of pen and ink line work and brush textures in a messy way to create an unusual illustration style. He now lives in Canada with his wife and two children.

Illustrator Residence: Toronto, ON

Illustrator Hometown: London, UK

Marketing: Fractured fairy tale campaign

TundraTime downloadable material

School & Library outreach

International Women’s Day



Author Website: www.paulettebourgeois.ca / www.alexggriffiths.com

Author Social Media: @alexggriffiths (Instagram and Twitter)

“This imaginative book is perfect for libraries with makerspaces and strong STEM programming.” —School Library Journal

“Griffiths illustrates the incident in simply drawn scenes featuring rotund bears, a small blonde interloper, and…the occasional pink elephant or human scientist in a lab coat.” —Booklist

”[A] fun and inventive way to introduce young children to STEM concepts and the scientific method, and fairy tales provide endless scope for debunking!“ —CM Reviews

”Paulette Bourgeois and Alex G. Griffiths have truly raised the bar…fascinating and funny." —Imaginary Elevators

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