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Grumpy Duck

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Grumpy Duck
Written by Joyce Dunbar
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781536204247
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Grumpy Duck

author: Joyce Dunbar
illustrator: Petr Horacek

Duck is in a very grumpy mood. The pond is dry, and she doesn’t want to roll in the mud with Pig, sing with Rooster, doze with Tortoise, eat laundry with Goat, or join any of the other animals in their pastimes. To make matters worse, the gray cloud that’s following Duck is growing bigger by the minute, and now her friends are feeling gloomy as well. What will it take to cheer them all up? Two prolific picture-book creators look to the skies for a humorous tale of not-fair-weather friendship.

When Duck’s grumpiness becomes contagious, what can possibly turn it around?
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1536204242 /  9781536204247
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 5/8" x 10 5/8"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
Animals; Social Themes;
author’s comments:
Joyce Dunbar has published more than eighty books, including Shoe Baby and Pat-a-Cake Baby, both illustrated by her daughter, Polly Dunbar. She lives in Norwich, England.
illustrator’s comments:
Petr Horácek grew up in Prague, where he trained at the Academy of Fine Arts before becoming a graphic designer, illustrator, and painter. Inspired by his two daughters, he has created numerous books for children, including Blue Penguin, Strawberries Are Red, and The Greedy Goat. Petr Horácek lives in England.
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