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Make Way for Ducklings

Robert McCloskey  Author

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Make Way for Ducklings


ISBN: 0140564349

EAN: 9780140564341

Category: Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Ducks, Geese, Etc./Juvenile Fiction / General/Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / General

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

Release Date: 02/28/1999

Age Range: 3-7

Synopsis: Robert McCloskeys unusual and stunning pictures have long been a delight for their fun as well as their spirit of place. The Horn Book Mrs. Mallard was sure that the pond in the Boston Public Gardens would be a perfect place for her and her eight ducklings to live. The problem was how to get them there through the busy streets of Boston. But with a little help from the Boston police, Mrs. Mallard and Jack, Kack, Lack, Nack, Ouack, Pack, and Quack arive safely at their new home. This brilliantly illustrated, amusingly observed tale of Mallards on the move has won the hearts of generations of readers. Awarded the Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children in 1941, it has since become a favorite of millions. This classic tale of the famous Mallard ducks of Boston is available for the first time in a full-sized paperback edition. Make Way for Ducklings has been described as one of the merriest picture books ever ( The New York Times ). Ideal for reading aloud, this book deserves a place of honor on every childs bookshelf. This delightful picture book captures the humor and beauty of one special duckling family. ... McCloskys illustrations are brilliant and filled with humor. The details of the ducklings, along with the popular sights of Boston, come across wonderfully. The image of the entire family proudly walking in line is a classic. The Barnes & Noble Review The quaint story of the mallard familys search for the perfect place to hatch ducklings. ... For more than fifty years kids have been entertained by this warm and wonderful story. Childrens Literature

Awards: Caldecott Medal – null 

Make Way for Ducklings

Illustrated: Yes

Format: Paperback

Height: 0.25 inches

Width: 9.13 inches

Length: 12.0 inches

Weight: 10.62 oz

Pages: 72