Llama Llama and the Bully Goat

Llama Llama and the Bully Goat

Book - 2013
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Following their teacher's lead, Llama Llama speaks to Gilroy Goat and tells him he should not act like a bully on the playground.
Publisher: New York :, Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.,, 2013.
ISBN: 9780670013951
0670013951
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm

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vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

Gilroy Goat is a bully on the playground and Llama doen't know what to do. Following his teacher's lead, Llama speaks to his friend and tells him he should not act like a bully to his playmates. Ages 0-6.

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mmcbeth29
Oct 12, 2014

This book is about a boy who, at least on this day, is being a bully. The children around him act appropriately by not putting up with it, walking away and telling the teacher.

I like this book because it gives simple options for kids to use when facing a bully. First they offer for him to play with them. Then they tell him to stop when he begins bullying. Then, when he doesn't stop, they walk away and tell someone. I also like the fact that after the bully finishes time out, Llama offers again to play with him. He doesn't label him as a meany and stay away.

This story feels good. It doesn't try to label the boy as a bad person and it allows the teacher to show him how to be a friend instead. This book is an excellent tool for teaching the little ones how to deal with someone who isn't behaving well.

The illustrations are a slightly different style from Llama Pajama, but no less excellent. They are colorful, clear, and enjoyable. I highly recommend this book. It is one of my favorites from Dewdney.

Adamrose36 Jul 07, 2014

Anna Dewdney put together a great picture book with rhyming text. It's great to read to kids between the age of 4 and up. What a bully goat! Bad Goat! Bad Goat! I would recommend this book to anyone that enjoys pictures books mostly kids enjoy picture books. But, some adults do as well in the same manner.

orange_dolphin_185 Jul 07, 2014

another book on the summer reading lists of pottery Barn

JewelMcLatchy Feb 07, 2014

Great anti-bullying book for pre-school to young school-aged children

Kirsten_Library Sep 19, 2013

Anna Dewdney has done it again.
Another great picture book with wonderful rhyming text. I gasped at some of Gilroy's behaviours (what a Bully Goat!), but was glad to see that all turned out well. Great to read to a preschool or kindergarten class.

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red_lion_1061 Jul 13, 2014

red_lion_1061 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and under

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orange_dolphin_185 Jul 07, 2014

about a llama and a goat that bullies him the goat then becomes friends of the llama and is sad when the llama has to leave

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orange_dolphin_185 Jul 07, 2014

Time for a circle time for a song time to clap and sing along

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