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Silly Tilly [Kindle Edition]

Eileen Spinelli
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (126 customer reviews)

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Book Description

"Tilly is not an ordinary goose. She takes her baths in apple juice. She wears a pancake as a hat. She tries to ride the farmer’s cat."

But the barnyard animals complain that she’s too silly. When she stops entertaining her friends with her antics, the farm becomes a quiet and unhappy place. David Slonim’s acrylic, pencil, and ballpoint pen illustrations add to the hilarity in this story about a one-of-a-kind silly goose.



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Kindergarten-Grade 2—Tilly, a goose, bathes in apple juice, wears a pancake as a hat, and likes to tickle frogs. But her ways raise the ire of the other farm animals, who demand that she cease all silliness: "No more naps in Scarecrow pants!," etc. Once she stops, however, they realize that the farm is not as much fun as it used to be. They apologize to Tilly and begin to view her antics with appreciation, sometimes even joining in. The acrylic, pencil, and ballpoint pen illustrations complement the rhyming text and do a nice job of conveying the animals' varying levels of frustration. Some pictures are laugh-out-loud funny, and readers will take delight in viewing Tilly's wacky behavior, such as when she tries to ride the farmer's cat or soaks her feet in mayonnaise. This story will appeal to children who follow the beat of their own drummers, and would work well as a read-aloud.—Beth Cuddy, Seward Elementary School, Auburn, NY
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Product Details

  • File Size: 8320 KB
  • Print Length: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Two Lions (January 23, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0085MG9JG
  • Text-to-Speech: Not enabled
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  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #13,478 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A WONDERFUL BOOK October 5, 2011
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
Silly Tilly is one of those rare finds in a book. Instead of reading this book, I made up a tune and sing the story and the children in my classroom love the book! Silly Tilly is a MUST have in preschool class, or a K-3 classroom where this book will become an instant favorite!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A real dilly! October 8, 2013
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
"Tilly was a silly goose," starts this adorable book by Eileen Spinelli that takes us through all the many things this wacky fowl does. She likes to kiss fish, take baths in apple juice, and sit on birthday cakes annoying the rest of the barnyard with her wild antics. They tell her that she must stop all her nonsense and behave like the rest of the group. Sadly, she complies with their demands. The group soon realize thet her behavior livened up the place, "Hetta Hen remarked, I haven't laughed since-when? - since Tilly chased the garbageman!"

Realizing they were wrong to make Tilly conform, all the animals apologize. Tilly resumes her harmless pranks, and once again entertains the entire barnyard with her shenanigans.

A wonderful tale pf appreciating our friends for who they really are and having the understanding that we shouldn't change them.

Beautiful and richly illustrated by David Slomin. Sweet book for some nice discussions on the meaning of friendship.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cute March 19, 2014
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Good rhyming book. Also good book for beginners learning to read to get started with, very cute book about letting people be who they are and accepting them even if they are different and sometimes silly.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good  read October 14, 2012
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Good book the kids read it over and over! silly tilly is a laugh and finds all kinds of stuff to keep her busy
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Silly Tilly is silly! November 28, 2010
By Tammy
Format:Hardcover
This is a silly rhyming book.

"Tilly is not an ordinary goose. She takes her bath in apple juice. She wears a pancake as a hat. She tries to ride the farmer's cat. She kissed a fish. Imagine that."

When her barnyard friends tell her she's too silly she turns into a sad goose. Her friends miss the old Tilly and talk about how they haven't laughed since she stopped being so silly. The horse apologizes to Tilly and Tilly turns back into her silly self.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars what a fun book! February 6, 2014
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I loved this book . It's silly,it 's colorful. Can't wait to read it to my granddaughter . Just wonderful. Thanks for the laughter of a grandmas an her love ones.
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5.0 out of 5 stars That silly goose July 14, 2014
By Macan
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Silly Tilly is so cute and still provides a real life lesson. Tilly gets under her friends skin by acting her usual silly way and they tell her she needs to "Knock it off." As you might expect, she does that and then they all miss her goofy ways and they apologize. My Grandkids love to hear the rhyming verses that tell of the antics of this goose. The illustrations are softly done yet depict the emotions of the animals including the Wide-Eyed expressions of the cow, donkey, pig, etc. Very cute book that lets the reader really put some intonation into the story.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Wonderful Silly Story January 27, 2013
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Until recently when I retired, I was an elementary teacher. Whenever I saw "by Eileen Spinelli", I knew my students and I were in for a great treat!

Now, I'm reading to my young granddaughter. And as expected, she loves Silly Tilly! She laughs at every silly situation and won't let me turn the page until she examines each picture.

Many thanks to a gifted author and a great illustrator! You both have given joy to many readers - of all ages!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Kids love
My small kids loved the silly goose
The pictures are vibrant and creative

Cute book for little ones who like spirits
Published 7 days ago by B. Bates
5.0 out of 5 stars Cute story
My two year old really enjoyed this silly story! The words were not in standard print, but my six year old had no problem reading the font.
Published 8 days ago by marybethmommyof6
5.0 out of 5 stars Silly Tilly
I liked the book because it was silly. The book made me laugh a lot and I liked the pictures because they were very colorful and cute.
Published 8 days ago by By:Alayna
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
My daughters love this book as silly as it is!
Published 9 days ago by Eliza Cole
4.0 out of 5 stars Good book. 3 year old enjoys!
My 3 year old enjoys this book, though she prefers the actual paper to the kindle.
Published 9 days ago by H. Hurtado
5.0 out of 5 stars we really enjoy this story
My daughter has to complete a reading log for school daily; we couldn't be happier with her selection of book.
Published 26 days ago by Senitra
5.0 out of 5 stars funny family book
My 3rd grader and 1st grader enjoyed this book. I enjoyed it myself and would buy another from the author.
Published 26 days ago by Monica M Ash
5.0 out of 5 stars cute book
Although this book was very cute and funny, some of the words were too difficult for my 1st grader; she got a little frustrated. overall it was a cute book and funny book.
Published 26 days ago by Kristen
5.0 out of 5 stars Belly Laugh
Read the book with my second grader and the book had us laughing so hard. We even could hear the 7th and 11th grade kids laughing from the other room.
Published 27 days ago by Michelle Noha
5.0 out of 5 stars Very cute
Love it when a book makes the kids laugh out loud! The rhyme and rhythm make it a good read out loud.
Published 1 month ago by hhog
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