Gray Goose was bad. [We see her biting Big Pig's tail.] Big Pig was mad. Oink Oink said Big Pig. Honk Honk said Gray Goose. Big Pig ran. Gray Goose ran too."" Repeat that twice, substituting Good Dog and then Brown Cow for Big Pig, and then go through it again with Billy Boy, who teams up with the pig, dog, and cow to chase Gray Goose--straight into a pond. ""Splash splash! They were wet. They were sad. Gray Goose was so bad!"" With pictures as flatly rudimentary as the text, this pre-easy reader (Spache 1.5, Fry 1A) fills one with admiration for the early Dr. Seuss.