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ducklings Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes from ducklings
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“Everyone stared. An old lady from Beacon Hill said: ‘Isn’t it amazing!’ and the man who swept the streets said: ‘Well, now ain’t that nice!’ and when Mrs. Mallard heard them she was so proud she tipped her nose in the air and walked along with an extra swing in her waddle.”
Robert McCloskey
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Make Way For Ducklings
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Mrs. Mallard
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“The ducklings liked the new island so much that they decided to live there. All day long they follow the swan boats and eat peanuts.”
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“They made such a noise that Michael came running, waving his arms and blowing his whistle. He planted himself in the center of the road, raised one hand to stop the traffic, and then beckoned with the other, the way policemen do, for Mrs. Mallard to cross over.”
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“Why don’t we build a nest and raise our ducklings right in this pond? There are no foxes and no turtles, and the people feed us peanuts. What could be better?”
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“When at last she felt perfectly satisfied with them, she said one morning: ‘Come along, children. Follow me.’ ”
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″ ‘Don’t you worry,’ said Mrs. Mallard. ‘I know all about bringing up children.’ And she did.”
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“Mr. and Mrs. Mallard were bursting with pride. It was a great responsibility taking care of so many ducklings, and it kept them very busy.”
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“Inside the gate they all turned round to say thank you to the policemen. The policemen smiled and waved good-by.”
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“I’ve done everything with my penny that everybody said, but you. And though I can’t buy a little baby duckling yet, I’ve got a penny saved towards it, in the bank.”

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