A charming story of a beautifully brave goose from Judith Kerr, the creator of children's classics The Tiger Who Came To Tea and the ever-popular Mog series.
When the water in Katerina's pond begins to disappear overnight, she makes the wise decision to follow the leak, and leads her family into an exciting underground adventure. Who knows where the geese will surface next?
Meanwhile, the villagers try to solve the problem of the empty pond, and only little Millie Buswell seems aware that its inhabitants are missing too! Will she ever see her favourite goose again?
Judith Kerr OBE was born in Berlin. Her family left Germany in 1933 to escape the rising Nazi party, and came to England. She studied at the Central School of Art and later worked as a scriptwriter for the BBC.
Judith married the celebrated screenwriter Nigel Kneale in 1954. She left the BBC to look after their two children, who inspired her first picture book, The Tiger Who Came to Tea. Published in 1968 and never out of print in the fifty years since, it has become a much-loved classic and perennial bestseller.
Judith celebrated her 95th birthday in 2018, was awarded the Booktrust Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016, and continues to write and illustrate children's books from her home in London.