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Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great

Shea, Bob

(Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great
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Envy turns to admiration and finally to friendship for Goat and Unicorn.
Publisher: New York :, Disney-Hyperion Books,, [2013]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781423159520
1423159527
Branch Call Number: J PIC S
Characteristics: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.

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Comment by: BCD2013 Jun 12, 2014

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Goat used to think he was pretty cool until that Unicorn came along. But how can you compete with a guy who can make it rain cupcakes?

It's goat vs. unicorn, which isn't exactly the fairest competition of all time. Goat's capable of making Rice Krispie treats that almost turn out all right. Unicorn makes it rain friggin' cupcakes. But when you get to unicorn complaining about everything he has to deal with in life, the tables... Read More »

Goat used to think he was pretty cool until that Unicorn came along. But how can you compete with a guy who can make it rain cupcakes?


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UMM............. WHAT IS THIS

that looks like a great little childrens book.

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Goat used to think he was pretty cool until that Unicorn came along. But how can you compete with a guy who can make it rain cupcakes?

Apr 09, 2014
  • craicmonkey rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Unicorn is pretty great, but he's better with Goat!

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

so cute!!!! :):):):):)

I t is soooooooooooo cute & funny!:):):):)

Apr 02, 2013
  • ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Best danged thing I’ve encountered in a long time. You know what this book really is? It’s a unicorn book that boys will actually want to read. And personally I think that’s exciting news that should be celebrated far and wide. So if you’re looking for a funny picture book that would make a killer readaloud to kids in anywhere from Kindergarten to the 3rd Grade, pluck this puppy up and keep it by your side.

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the_Albino_wolf thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 4 and 6

Aug 08, 2013
  • TeaMonster rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

TeaMonster thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 4 and 12

Apr 02, 2013
  • ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 4 and 8

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Aug 08, 2013
  • TeaMonster rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"YOU'VE BEEN UNICORNED!"

Apr 02, 2013
  • ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Unicorn: “Whoa! What is up with your hooves? Those things are out of control!” Goat: “Oh, these? These bad boys are ‘cloven’.”

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Apr 02, 2013
  • ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Poor Goat. He’s feeling pretty downtrodden at the moment. You would too if you had to compete with someone like a Unicorn for attention. When Goat rides his bike to school no one notices him thanks to flying Unicorn. When he brings marshmallow squares (“that almost came out right”), Unicorn makes it rain cupcakes. When he tries to do a magic trick, unicorn turns stuff into gold. “I can’t follow that!” Goat’s content to mull over the situation alone, until Unicorn comes on by. First Unicorn cannot get enough out of Goat’s goat cheese pizza (unicorns can’t make cheese). Then he gets wowed by Goat’s hooves (they’re cloven). And then he starts wondering what it would be like to do stuff like play soccer without destroying the ball. When all is said and done, it may well be that Goat and Unicorn have a lot in common with one another. Maybe they’ll be friends after all.

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