A One-to-Ten Counting Book
Candlewick, Hardcover, 9780763625146, 32pp.
Publication Date: February 3, 2005
Turn each graduated page to help Duckie find her curiously missing ducklings in this beguiling follow-up to DUCKIE'S RAINBOW.
Duckie wants to go for a swim with her family, but where are her ten ducklings? She hunts patiently by the garden shed, around the apple tree, under the wheelbarrow, on the swing, in the bucket, and plenty more places. Meanwhile, to little ones' delight, with each turn of a cleverly shaped page -- each one smaller than the last -- one more duckling appears on the far left-hand side, behind Duckie's back. The cumulative visual joke, rendered in bright, sunny colors and enchantingly simple shapes, will make a big splash with even the littlest listeners, who are sure to be giggling all the while