Escape Goat

Written by Ann Patchett, Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser

This book is written to make you wonder WHY?

  • WHY would everyone believe that everything was the goat’s fault?
  • WHY didn’t the people in the book take responsibility?
  • WHY is it easier to blame something or someone else?

Student responses:

  • Braydon: the story is funny.
  • Geneva: I think you should read this book because I like the art style.
  • …I liked the way the goat kept escaping.
  • …I think you should read this book because it is funny.
  • …I like how the pictures told the story and it is funny.
  • …You have got to read this book.

Reviewed by Marilyn Barrett, Grade 2 Teacher, Mill Creek Elementary
Review shared in March 2021
Rating: ★★★★✩ (4 stars)
Interest Level: Grades 1-4

Escape Goat
Written by Ann Patchett, Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser
Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
32 pages
Release Date: September 22, 2020
ISBN: 9780062883391
A review copy was provided by the publisher.

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