MAX'S WILD GOOSE CHASE (Hardcover) by Sandra Philipson, illustrated by Robert Takatch
This hardcover book is based on the antics of the real Max, Max's Wild Goose Chase is an adventure story set in and around the Chagrin River Valley. Max is an irrepressible Springer Spaniel who is constantly chasing the geese that live along the Chagrin River. Goosie Rough Rock, the goosewith a big grudge, plots to get even with Max, but the ending takes an unexpected twist. The book is beautifully illustrated and is appropriate for Kindergarten through fourth grade. The back pages of the book contain fun questions and writing prompts so children can practice writing and create their own stories.