The Serious Goose (Hardcover)
Meet a very Serious Goose in late-night host Jimmy Kimmel's first fun and funny picture book! There is nothing silly about this goose. You CANNOT make her laugh, so DON'T EVEN TRY!
Written, illustrated, and lettered by Jimmy Kimmel, this picture book challenges young readers to bring the silly out of a very Serious Goose. Inspired by Jimmy's nickname for his kids, The Serious Goose reminds us to be silly in a serious way. Put your little comedians in front of a mylar mirror and challenge them to make this no-nonsense goose smile. This delightful read-aloud is guaranteed to create gaggles of giggles time and time again!
Kimmel’s proceeds from sales of THE SERIOUS GOOSE will be donated to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and children’s hospitals around the country.
About the Author
Jimmy Kimmel is the host of Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC and an amateur illustrator who prefers pen and paper to digital art. Visit him on Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram. Do not come to his house.
“Dares readers to crank up the volume... may add a few grown-up voices to the younger chorus of giggles. The goose is all that's serious here." —Kirkus Reviews
“In his savvy, funny picture-book debut, Kimmel uses his limited drawing style to great advantage; in fact, the less the goose does, the funnier it is…. Kimmel knows that when you tell a kid not to do something, it’s sure to unleash silliness of epic proportions.” —Publishers Weekly
Coverage from NPR
Fans of Percy Jackson will devour this hilarious adventure story of a brave gargoyle named Penhallow (Don't call him Goyle!) and his human friend Viola. Penhallow takes the protection of his Wards, the people living in the home he lives on, seriously and when a mysterious Boneless King starts releasing all the scary creatures that go bump in the night, it is his job to get to the bottom of the problem before it is too late. - Jessica