In a brilliant collaboration, best-selling authors Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee, along with acclaimed illustrator Tony Fucile, introduce an outrageously funny. Winner of the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award! In a brilliant collaboration, best -selling authors Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee, along with acclaimed. Collect the complete — and completely marvelous! — Bink & Gollie series in a boxed set bonanza. Whether exploring the wonders of the state fair, attempting to .

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Was he told that Bink was a creature of peanut butter and to add that element in when appropriate while Gollie belonged squarely on the pancake side of things?

Open Preview See a Problem? In Social Studies, they can locate the places where they go, in this case Gollie went the Andes Mountains.

binm The illustration of the movie theater is one of my favorite. It offers plenty of opportunity to discuss friendship, jealousy, and even taking care of pets. Somehow, it makes perfect sense in context.

Heck, I had to read the book four or five times before I even noticed it at all. Bink and Gollie is a wonderfully creative, imaginative and gorgeously illustrated booked. Stay up to date on new reviews.

Humorous, touching, thought provoking, fun. My suggestion is that you create a Bink and Gollie section in your library. These two friends are very different with big vocabularies.

Topics range from a pair of socks to getting a goldfish, on the surface not the most interesting of events, but through the eyes of children, the stories flow very nicely and are lively.


One is impish, playful, and spontaneous, like most kids; the other more independent, thoughtful, and a little stand-offish though she makes anv pancakes!

Both girls are adventurous, funny, and each is a good friend to the other. The pair traverses the landscape of friendship in three mini-stories, wonderfully ane by Tony Fucile: They can always agree to go roller skating or eat pancakes, but they must find their way through a maze of compromise on all other matters; and they do so quite entertainingly.

We really enjoyed this one. Oct 15, Sweet on Books rated it bibk liked it Shelves: The sock makes an appearance in all three chapters. The star rating reflects overall quality and learning potential. The last one is about the meaning of companion. Talk to your kids about I eye Bink and Gollie across the room with a slow reptilian stare. Her hands goolie before her, her eyes staring off into space.

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Common Sense is a nonprofit organization. Mar 02, Clara rated it really liked it Shelves: So, while waiting in the substantial and enthusiastic line to have books signed and everyone had severalwe three read this new one.

Looking for More Great Reads? A compromise must be reached. Bink and Gollieto its credit, does not allow itself bimk be sucked into my childish behavior.

Bink and Gollie

A girl tosses her friend’s goldfish into anf lake, and the goldfish is seen through the ice of the frozen lake six months later. I love how the pictures are as much a part of the story as the words and how they meld together to tell this special friendship. My niece loved this book and wanted to read it again tomorrow.


You never really question this world either.

September 7, at 4: September 7, at 1: For this reason, Pixar fans are likely to enjoy the book. Well, I saw yesterday that she up and did one of her gloriously mega-detailed reviews of it. They also have a house tree where only these two friends can go and have fun.

Bink & Gollie Book Review

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Or how exactly to show Gollie spilling pancake batter all over her griddle. Bought it for the library and hope that the kids like it. In every way, this is a lovingly created book.

Feb 20, Calista rated it it was amazing Shelves: While reading this, I made a list of things I love about this book: Visit my blog at http: Everything with the fish was adorable too. Sep 23, Angela Bailey rated it it was amazing Shelves: Bink and Gollie, bin, course. Other books in the series.

Fittingly, the storylines read like three Pixar shorts spliced together and translated into a book. We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate. Bink and Gollie partake of that childhood fantasy of a world without adults.