Duckworth, the Difficult Child
Duckworth, the Difficult Child
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Duckworth, the Difficult Child

Written by Michael Sussman & illustrated by Júlia Sardà
Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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Duckworth’s parents think he is a difficult child, so when a snake slides right up and swallows him whole, his parents don’t believe him! What’s poor Duckworth to do? Duckworth is a difficult child. At least that’s what his parents think. So when Duckworth tries to explain that a gigantic snake slithered out of his closet, his parents insist it’s all in his head—he is far too old to be imagining such nonsense. (And will he please do his chores?) But even when the cobra slides right up and swallows Duckworth whole, his parents remain unconvinced! (Where did he find that snake costume, and will he please put it away?) What’s poor Duckworth to do when his parents just won’t listen? With nods to the deliciously dark humor of Edward Gorey, Florence Parry Heide, and Jon Klassen, Michael Sussman and Júlia Sardà empathize with children everywhere who must find ways to deal with their difficult parents.

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Book Details

ISBN
9781534405127
Publication Date
June 18, 2019
Page Count
40
Reading Age
4 - 8 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
2017041514
ASIN/ISBN 10
1534405127
Lexile® Level
630L
ATOS® Book Level
3.3
Accelerated Reader® Points
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz
503269
Accelerated Reader Interest Level
LG

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