Meindert De Jong
(1906 - 1991)
Meindert De Jong (March 4, 1906 – July 16, 1991), sometimes spelled de Jong, or DeJong or Dejong was a Dutch-born American writer of children’s books. He won the international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1962 for his contributions as a children’s writer.
A boy buys a big goose the goose’s friend a little duck as pets for his mother, but grandfather wants goose for dinner.