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I'm a Duck

Written by Eve Bunting and illustrated by Will Hillenbrand
Published by Candlewick Press
Goodreads Rating - 3.8 / 5.0
$15.99
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Target Age
32
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What's I'm a Duck About

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I cannot swim, and that is bad. A landlocked duck is very sad. One day, an egg rolled out of a nest and right into a deep pond. Now that egg is a little duck, and the water is still very scary. Jumping into the pond at all seems impossible, never mind swimming in a line with all his brothers. “You’re a duck, and ducks don’t sink,” Big Frog points out. Practicing in a puddle helps a little, while backrubs and snacks from his mother help a little more. Big Frog offers to hold his friend’s wing and dive in together, but our little duck knows that some challenges need to be faced alone. Even when they are very scary!

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Who Wrote I'm a Duck

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Eve Bunting

Eve Bunting has written more than two hundred books for young readers, including Pirate Boy (Holiday House), The Wedding, and Smoky Night (HMH Books for Young Readers), the winner of the 1995 Caldecott Medal. She lives in southern California.

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Will Hillenbrand

Will Hillenbrand has written and illustrated many books, including Bear in Love and Bear and Bunny, both written by Daniel Pinkwater. Will Hillenbrand lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
076368032X
ISBN 13:
9780763680329
Publication Date:
March 13, 2018