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|Format:||Paperback, 40 pages, New edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||chiefly col. Illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 03 September 2009|
New cover reissue in million copy best-selling Duck in the Truck series. Plop! goes the drip that drops from the cup. Duck looks down and Duck looks up. 'A leak in the roof, oh! What bad luck. This is a job for FIX-IT DUCK.' Can he fix it? No he can't! Duck wants to show off his DIY skills. But, the trouble is, when Duck starts fixing things, the problems are only just beginning...
About the Author
Jez was born in Kingston upon Thames in 1959. He went to art school in Norwich and then set about entering the competitive world of children's books. Jez was runner-up for the 1985 Mother Goose Award with his first book, 'Bare Bear'. He has now written and illustrated more than thirty children's books, including 'Duck in a Truck', 'Where's My Teddy?' and 'Hug'. Jez lives in London with his Danish wife.
The board book edition of Fix-It Duck by Jez Alborough, the follow-up to Duck in a Truck (a quacking good read-aloud, according to PW), finds the handy quacker attempting to repair a leaky roof with his usual er, aplomb. (Kane/Miller, $7.99 32p ages 3-6 ISBN 978-1-933605-30-2; Mar.) Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.
'With a nod to Dr. Seuss and a wink to John Burningham, Jez Alborough deals an irresistible lesson in rhyme and rhythm as well as storytelling, which is hugely entertaining.' Child Education Reviews for Duck in the Truck: 'Rhyme, illustration, wit and inventiveness combine to produce outstanding quality.' TES Primary 'Alborough's text is perfect for reading out loud and the mix of close-up and panoramic illustrations give an animated, live-action feel.' Junior 'Colourful, arresting and busting with action.' Child Education Praise for Hit the Ball Duck: 'A really great story; the best Duck book so far.' The Guardian
|Publisher: ||HarperCollins Children's Books|
|Dimensions: ||25.0 x 28.0 centimeters (0.27 kg)|