In a brilliant collaboration, best-selling authors Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee, along with acclaimed illustrator Tony Fucile, introduce an outrageously funny. Winner of the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award! In a brilliant collaboration, best -selling authors Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee, along with acclaimed. Collect the complete — and completely marvelous! — Bink & Gollie series in a boxed set bonanza. Whether exploring the wonders of the state fair, attempting to .

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It takes noticing that skirt to realize that Bink is a girl at all, sometimes.

Their ages are unclear, and irrelevant. Recent Posts 31 Days, 31 Lists: Bink and Gollie are two friends that appear to have nothing in common, yet somehow, they have a wonderful friendship. Tony Fucile’s digitally composed artwork is animated with just enough bonk, quirky, expressive detail to make the story fascinating. Sep 14, 96 Pages years Buy.

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Books by Kate DiCamillo. Our patrons will be very happy as well! With just the tiniest strokes of his pen, Fucile turns a potentially tragic scene into a heroic one and then immediately into one of great poignancy.

Looking for More Great Reads? No matter where their roller skates take them, at the end of the vink they will always be the very best of friends. View all 8 comments. Who says simple words must come first to readers? Although it was a chapter book, there weren’t really enough words to make it a stand alone reader, ma We really enjoyed this one.


Bink and Gollie

Nov 13, Melki rated it really liked it Shelves: Bink and Gollie is now looking at me with a mixture of amusement and pity. Funny, great drawings, engaging Wonderful story. Put together two Minnesotans and one animator and what do you get? I could almost hear Bink’s cute little voice in my head she has some of the best lines.

Whenever Book 2 is coming out and pleaseplease say it isit’s not soon enough. Together, we see one another. This book bridges the picture book to the graphic novel in a way kids will love.

I would use this book with readers that are transitioning to chapter books in grades. Oct 21, Julie rated it really liked it Shelves: The girls seem very authentic and real and capture the charm that lit The charm is undeniable. The vocabulary is rather sophisticated compared to typical easy gollis, but lots of illustrations and just a little text on each page makes the books manageable for kids who are reluctant to read.

Review of the Day: Bink and Gollie by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee

In the second tale Gollie is determined to scale the heights of the Andes Mountains in her living room but finds it difficult to do so when Bink keeps knocking on her front door. Why do you think they get along so well?


Oh please, oh please, oh please gollue this be the first in a series. For example Gollie wishes to climb to the top of the Andes while remaining in her living roombut Bink simply keeps disturbing her and knocking on her door. The different nuances of color with the grey scale was refreshingly simplistic and pleasant. Bink and Gollie is now looking at me with a mixture of amusement and pity.

I quite enjoyed the clever illustrations and how they depicted the world of Bink and Gollie.

Bink & Gollie Book Review

Both writers are known for their amusing and ane arch narrative style, and here, in three short chapter-stories, they give us two girls who delight and vex each other in equal parts…. That is not an exact quote.

Like a whole host of new illustrators these days, we owe the existence of the illustrator, one Mr. Children will have fun filling in all the spaces this high-spirited, quirky, and warmhearted offering leaves to the imagination.

True, she often tries to impose her opinions on Bink your socks are gollue bright, your fish is not marvelous, etc.

I can now add Bink and Gollie to that list.