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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Sep 22, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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When a violent ocean storm causes a crate holding assorted plastic tub toys -- including one resilient little duck -- to wash overboard, the course of Ducky's life alters drastically. This engaging story based on a real event includes an author's note.

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Ducky was one of the most unique books I have read in a long time. I did not really know what to think about it when I was reading it. However, it is interesting and I ended up enjoying it. It is ... Read full review

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I would greatly suggest this book not only for the awesome illustrations and story line, but the historical story behind it! This would be a great story to introduce a section about the ocean to younger students! What an awesome historical line to this story! Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Eve Bunting has written more than 200 books for children, many of which can be found in libraries around the world. Her other Clarion titles for very young readers include My Big Boy Bed, which was also illustrated by Maggie Smith, and Little Bear’s Little Boat, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter. She lives in Pasadena, California.

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