I'm a Duck

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I'm a Duck
Written by Eve Bunting
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780763680329
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I'm a Duck

author: Eve Bunting
illustrator: Will Hillenbrand

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!

Sometimes it takes a lot to get your webbed feet wet! An adorable picture book makes a splash with a satisfying story about conquering your fears.
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Picture Book Fiction / Hardback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 13/16" x 9 1/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
Social Themes; Sports & Recreation; Animals;
author’s comments:
Eve Bunting (1928-2023) was the award-winning author of more than 250 beloved books for children. These included Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz, which won a Caldecott Medal, as well as Yard Sale, illustrated by Lauren Castillo, and I'm a Duck, illustrated by Will Hillenbrand.
illustrator’s comments:
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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