Daniel's Duck

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Harper & Row, 1979 - Wood-carving - 60 pages
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For use in schools and libraries only. Readers with controlled sentence length and vocabulary covering fun subjects for kids who are reading on their own.

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User Review  - ElizaJane - LibraryThing

Clyde Robert Bulla is one of my absolute favourite authors for beginning readers. He manages to tell well-developed emotional stories while using a limited, simple vocabulary. Daniel's Duck is one of ... Read full review

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User Review  - justkaye - LibraryThing

This book would be great in a 1nd-4th grade classroom. It is a story with simple sentences and a simple words. It is about a boy who lives in the south and idolizes a man in the village who is a ... Read full review


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About the author (1979)

Clyde Robert Bulla was born in King City, Missouri in 1914. His first school was a one-room country house. He started out writing stories. After numerous rejections, he finally sold a story to a pulp magazine. He sold more stories to magazines to earn money. He eventually turned to writing children's books. Bulla's first children's book "The Donkey Cart," was published in 1946. He has published over 80 titles including "Squanto: Friend of the Pilgrims," "The Chalk Box Kid," "Shoeshine Girl," "The Sword in the Tree" and "The Paint Brush Kid". Clyde Bulla passed away on May 23, 2007 in Warrenburg Missouri.

Joan Sandin is the illustrator of many books for young readers, including the "I Can Read" books "Small Wolf", written by Nathaniel Benchley, "Snowshoe Thompson", written by Nancy Smiler Levinson, and her own "The Long Way Westward" and "The Long Way to a New Land". Ms. Sandin lives in Tucson, AZ.

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