Make Way for Ducklings
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Penguin Young Readers Group 1999
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"Robert McCloskey's 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 child's bookshelf. "This delightful picture book captures the humor and beauty of one special duckling family. ... McClosky's 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 family's search for the perfect place to hatch ducklings. ... For more than fifty years kids have been entertained by this warm and wonderful story."—Children's Literature
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Street Date:
02/01/1999
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781101654835
ASIN:
B00CDUVRWK
Reading Level:
LG
Level 4.1, 0.5 Points
Lexile code:
AD: Adult Directed
Lexile measure:
710
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APA Citation (style guide)

Robert McCloskey. (1999). Make Way for Ducklings. Penguin Young Readers Group.

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Robert McCloskey. 1999. Make Way for Ducklings. Penguin Young Readers Group.

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Robert McCloskey, Make Way for Ducklings. Penguin Young Readers Group, 1999.

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Robert McCloskey. Make Way for Ducklings. Penguin Young Readers Group, 1999. Web.

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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.

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