Book Review: The Goose on the Roof by Sarah Sommer

Book Title: The Goose on the Roof by Sarah Sommer
Category: Children’s Fiction (Ages 3-7), 40 pages
Genre: Picture Book
Publisher: Sarah Sommer
Release date: January 2020

Content Rating: G. Children’s picture book with no adult topics or language

When one little girl tries to solve a big problem involving a goose on her roof, she enlists the help of her animal friends. Despite her best efforts, things don’t go as planned, and she ends up with additional challenges to navigate as well. The Goose on the Roof features rhymes, animal characters, and a theme of problem-solving. The order of the characters can serve as a memory game as the story builds up and unwinds. Children may also be encouraged to come up with their own ideas for how to solve the issue of the honking goose on the roof and the predicaments created by the other animals. Winner (1st place) of the 2020 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards in the animals/pets category (ebook), this children’s story highlights animals in a wholesome and engaging way.


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My Review

I chose to read this book after receiving a free copy. All opinions in this review are my own and completely unbiased.

This is one of the best children’s books I’ve read in a while. I’m always looking for books to read to my grandkids, and this is one that’s going on my grandkids’ shelf.

I read the hardcover and it’s about 8 1/2″ by 11 1/2″ so it’s perfect for reading to one or many children. The colors are bright and pop off the page. They’ll definitely keep a child’s interest. The text will also keep their interest because it’s fun to read. It rhymes and it has that rhythmic quality that’s fun to read, like Green Eggs and Ham or There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly.

The Goose on the Roof also encourages children to get help from an adult when needed. Although several animals tried to help, this was a job for Dad! This is definitely a book to get if you’re wanting something fun and that will interest children.

About the Author

Sarah Sommer enjoys working with words in a way that makes the story feel musical and rhythmical, which is a reflection of her first career in music as a professional clarinetist. She is passionate about animals and enjoys nature, the arts, and dark chocolate.

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4 thoughts on “Book Review: The Goose on the Roof by Sarah Sommer

  1. Sarah Sommer October 21, 2020 / 12:33 pm

    Thank you so much for your review!!

    Liked by 1 person

    • sleepygirl2 October 21, 2020 / 1:00 pm

      You’re welcome, it’s well-deserved. I can’t wait to read it to my grandkids!

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