The Rubber-legged Ducky

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
2 Reviews
Five is different than all the other ducklings. He doesn't quack, and he never waddles. Instead, he bounces. And bing-boings! Being different isn't always easy for Five, but boy oh boy, having an extra spring and s-t-r-e-t-c-h in his step sure comes in handy when an unwelcome (and hungry) visitor comes creeping. Fur and feathers fly andthe underduckling prevails in this hilarious barnyard yarn. "

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User Review  - MichelleSHSU - LibraryThing

This book would be GREAT for character traits! It really shows the development of the character in the story. The duckling is different and feels isolated in the beginning until he saves the day and now understands that he loves being different! Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Thanks to his mother's accidental ingestion of a rubber band, the duckling dubbed "Five" hatches out with one stretchable leg and a "Bing-boing" rather than a "Quack." The other farm animals make fun ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

JOHN G. KELLERis a former publishing professional who has written one other book for children. He lives and writes near Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
HENRY COLE is the award-winning illustrator of more than forty books for children, includingMooseltoe andClara Caterpillar . He lives near Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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