A new sibling book with humor, heart, and a dash of the scientific process sure to delight young readers.
Is Stella’s new baby brother a duck? All the evidence seems to be pointing in that direction, but Stella knows that scientists can’t just wing it. Further research is definitely required.
This sweet and silly book is just ducky for new siblings, fledgling scientists and anyone who loves a good laugh.
• Read-aloud books for children and siblings • New baby gift for siblings • Pat Zietlow Miller has published numerous children’s books, including the critically acclaimed Be Kind.
Picture-book-reading new siblings who enjoyed The New Small Person, Little Miss Big Sis, and Julius Baby of the World will love the sweet and silly humor of My Brother the Duck.
Stella gathers facts to test her hypothesis: that her baby brother is a duck. How did Stella find the answer to her hypothesis? What questions you might have that you could scientifically research.
When Stella thinks her little brother is a duck, she looks on the bright side–they’ll never lose at a game of Duck, Duck, Goose, for example. What are the benefits of having a younger sibling? Can you look on the bright side of your day, today?
Pat Zietlow Miller is a bestselling children’s book author. She is the author of Sophie’s Squash, which was starred by Kirkus, Booklist, SLJ, and PW, as well as awarded the 2014 Crystal Kite Award, the 2014 Golden Kite Award, a 2014 Charlotte Zolotow Honor, and the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Honor. Her second book, Wherever You Go, received two starred reviews and has sold in multiple translations. She is also the author of Sharing the Bread, Sophie’s Squash Goes to School, and The Quickest Kid in Clarksville.
To my friend and fellow writer, Jill Esbaum
For my two favorite little ducklings, Henry & Hugo