Wild Goose Chase

Most of us have no idea where we’re going most the time. Perfect. “Celtic Christians had a name for Holy Spirit–An Geadh-Glas, or ‘the Wild Goose.’ The hints at mystery. Much like wild goose, Spirit God cannot be tracked tamed. An element danger, an air unpredictability surround Him. And while may sound little sacrilegious, I think better description what it’s to follow through life. Celtic were on something…. will we are know that is unsettling. But circumstantial uncertainty also goes by another name: Adventure.” –from introduction

Wild Goose Chase is a delightful through-the-looking-glass fantasy that follows the adventures of small boy who, finding door in bottom his sand-pit, enters passage leads to castle, searches for treasure disguised as goose, has close shave with mixer-monster, rescues imprisoned dog Bruno, yet still manages get home safely — and time tea. The illustrations, finely drawn neatly framed two or three page, follow story through all its madcap action. Told best tradition good fairy tales, this be read enjoyed again again. RICK DE HAAS, picture book author illustrator, lives Netherlands. RACHEL ANDERSON distinguished writer children whose many books Oxford include Renard Fox War Orphan. She England.