Farmer Duck

Farmer Duck

Book - 1992
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When a kind and hardworking duck nearly collapses from overwork, while taking care of a farm because the owner is too lazy to do so, the rest of the animals get together and chase the farmer out of town.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 1992.
ISBN: 9781564020093
1564020096
9780785791287
0785791280
Branch Call Number: JE/WADD
Characteristics: unp. 26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Oxenbury, Helen - Illustrator

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VaughanPLKarenL Aug 07, 2018

Those seemingly endless pages of the duck toiling away on the farm while the farmer sits back and yells out to the duck, "how's the work going?", were ABSOLUTELY HEARTBREAKING. HEART. BREAKING. Especially that last page where duck has been worked completely to the bone. Nevertheless, a lovely story where duck's friends pitch in to help make duck's life easier because they all love duck.

Also reminded me of Animal Farm.

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sarahtipladyscurr
Nov 14, 2017

This is a lovely book for younger readers. It has repetition and and engaging story line. Martin Waddell has plenty of other picture books aimed at the same age and so this lends itself to a great author study.

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SingleMamma
Oct 08, 2011

Had the kids in giggles when they had to keep exclaiming "Quack!"

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