The Unexpected Love Story of Alfred Fiddleduckling

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The Unexpected Love Story of Alfred Fiddleduckling
Written by Timothy Basil Ering
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780763664329
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The Unexpected Love Story of Alfred Fiddleduckling

author/illustrator: Timothy Basil Ering

Captain Alfred is sailing home with new ducks for his farm when his little boat is caught in an unexpected and mighty storm. Everything aboard the ship is flung to the far reaches of the sea, including the very special and beautiful duck egg he had nestled safely inside his fiddle case. But perhaps all is not lost: the little duckling stumbles out of his shell and discovers Captain Alfred’s fiddle, floating not too far away in the waves. And when the duckling embraces the instrument with all his heart, what happens next is pure magic. Through an enchanting read-aloud text and beautiful artwork, award-winning author-illustrator Timothy Basil Ering shares a thrilling and fantastical story of a farmer, a gentle old lady, a dancing dog, and one brave, tiny duckling that will warm the heart.

Expect something unexpected when a duckling lost at sea adopts a musical friend in a whimsical, heart-lifting story from Timothy Basil Ering.
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
2 yrs - 5 yrs
# of pages/size:
48 / 8 1/4" x 11 11/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Kindergarten
Action & Adventure; Family; Animals;
author’s comments:
Timothy Basil Ering is the illustrator of the Newbery Medal winner The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo as well as Finn Throws a Fit! by David Elliott and Snook Alone by Marilyn Nelson. He is also the acclaimed author-illustrator of The Story of Frog Belly Rat Bone, Necks Out for Adventure!, and The Almost Fearless Hamilton Squidlegger. Timothy Basil Ering lives in Kingston, Massachusetts.
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