Another dependable story of Nicodemis and the houn' dog, with a pet goose giving the houn' dog cause for worry during a period when the goose was unfailing companion. She aspired for the right to follow him, even into the house, but it took a fire -- and a rescue, in which the goose played a heroine's part, to win that right from Ma. And it lasted only until the goose found she had time only for her own goslings. Houn' dog had sulked, and grown madder and madder, but when Nicodemus came hunting for him, he resumed his rightful place...Inez Hogan's colored children speak the authentic tongue of the country Negro in the South. And white children and colored children share her stories. Paper and board.