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Duck on a Bike

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ISBN13: 9780439050234
ISBN10: 0439050235
Condition: Standard
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Caldecott Honor winner David Shannon applies his wonderful off-beat humor to the story of a duck who decides to try riding a bike--and loves it! Another young, funny book perfect for reading aloud.

One day down on the farm, Duck got a wild idea. "I bet I could ride a bike," he thought. He waddled over to where the boy parked his bike, climbed on and began to ride. At first he rode slowly and he wobbled a lot, but it was fun! Duck rode past Cow and waved to her. "Hello, Cow!" said Duck. "Moo," said Cow. But what she thought was, "A duck on a bike? That's the silliest thing I've ever seen!"

And so Duck rides past sheep, horse, and all the other barnyard animals. Suddenly, a group of kids ride by on their bikes and run into the farmhouse, leaving the bikes outside. Now ALL the animals can ride bikes, just like Duck!

Synopsis:

A high-stakes adventure and hilarious ode to self-esteem for fans of Oliver Jeffers, Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, and Louise, The Adventures of a Chicken.

Nadine can talk a blue streak, and one day she tells a real whopper: she isn't afraid of anything--no siree! Then her friends call her bluff, and Nadine must enter. . .The Deep. Dark. Woods. Only the woods aren't so scary after all, until the sun sets, that is, and Nadine can't find her friends. What is this boastful bovine to do? Run around in blind terror? Plummet off a cliff? Crash into a stream? Check, check, and check. But is all lost? Doubtful. After all, she is cow, hear her MOOOOOOOOO!

Synopsis:

Sly twists and witty illustrations are featured in this fun-filled tale from Caldecott Honor winner David Shannon. Full color.

About the Author

David Shannon is the internationally acclaimed creator of more than thirty picture books, including NO, DAVID!, a Caldecott Honor Book and his second NEW YORK TIMES Best Illustrated Book of the Year. In addition to three more David picture books, Shannons bestsellers include TOO MANY TOYS; HOW GEORGIE RADBOURN SAVED BASEBALL (newly released in 2012); A BAD CASE OF STRIPES; DUCK ON A BIKE; ALICE THE FAIRY; and GOOD BOY, FERGUS! A native of Spokane, Washington, he is an avid fisherman. He and his family live in California.

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christijensen, October 19, 2006 (view all comments by christijensen)
This is a great book for children who are at least two. Our son wants to read it every night. Now that he's about 3 1/2, we're using it as a reading primer because the language is simple and there are a lot of familiar words - duck, cat, goat, sheep, dog, cow, etc. David Shannon knows what kids like and you can't go wrong with this one - two concepts kids get - ducks and bikes.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780439050234
Author:
Shannon, David
Publisher:
Blue Sky Press (AZ)
Author:
Gordon, Gus
Author:
Esbaum, Jill
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Animals - Farm Animals
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Ducks
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Miscellaneous
Subject:
Domestic animals
Subject:
Bicycles and bicycling
Subject:
Children s humor
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
no. 183
Publication Date:
20020431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in
Age Level:
03-UP

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Product details 40 pages Blue Sky Press (AZ) - English 9780439050234 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
A high-stakes adventure and hilarious ode to self-esteem for fans of Oliver Jeffers, Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, and Louise, The Adventures of a Chicken.

Nadine can talk a blue streak, and one day she tells a real whopper: she isn't afraid of anything--no siree! Then her friends call her bluff, and Nadine must enter. . .The Deep. Dark. Woods. Only the woods aren't so scary after all, until the sun sets, that is, and Nadine can't find her friends. What is this boastful bovine to do? Run around in blind terror? Plummet off a cliff? Crash into a stream? Check, check, and check. But is all lost? Doubtful. After all, she is cow, hear her MOOOOOOOOO!

"Synopsis" by , Sly twists and witty illustrations are featured in this fun-filled tale from Caldecott Honor winner David Shannon. Full color.
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