Duck! Rabbit!

By Amy Krouse Rosenthal; Tom Lichtenheld
(Chronicle Books (CA), Hardcover, 9780811868655, 40pp.)

Publication Date: March 2009

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the Summer 2009 Kids' List
“I love Duck! Rabbit! -- a great book about looking at things from different perspectives, both of them correct!”
-- Susan Richmond, Inklings Bookshop, Yakima, WA


Description
From the award-winning author of Little Pea, Little Hoot, and Little Oink comes a clever take on the age-old optical illusion: is it a duck or a rabbit? Depends on how you look at it Readers will find more than just Amy Krouse Rosenthal's signature humor herethere's also a subtle lesson for kids who don't know when to let go of an argument. A smart, simple story that will make readers of all ages eager to take a side, Duck Rabbit makes it easy to agree on one thingreading it again.



About the Author
Amy Krouse Rosenthal is a New York Times bestselling author of books for children and grown-ups. Her children's books include Plant a Kiss (illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds); Little Pea and This Plus That (Jen Corace); Cookies: Bit-Size Life Lessons (Jane Dyer); Duck! Rabbit!, The OK Book, Yes Day!, and Exclamation Mark (Tom Lichtenheld); Spoon and Chopsticks (Scott Magoon); The Wonder Book (Paul Schmid); Uni the Unicorn (Brigette Barrager); and Awake Beautiful Child (Gracia Lam). Her work for grown-ups includes the memoir Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life and the film project The Beckoning of Lovely. Amy lives online at www.whoisamy.com and for real in Chicago.

Laura Gehl makes her picture book debut with "One Big Pair of Underwear." She lives with her husband and their four kids in Silver Spring, Maryland.


Praise For Duck! Rabbit!

"...[a] modern twist on a classic form....Once youngsters solve this puzzle, they'll be clamoring for the next."-Kirkus Reviews

A New York Times Bestseller for 9 weeks!

"You know when people refer to "a book for all ages?" .in [this] new picture book, the cliché proves true..Hop (or swim) and find a Duck! Rabbit! of your very own!"--BookPage

"This exercise in visual perception is both a great brainteaser and great fun."--The Horn Book

"The snappy dialogue makes for fine read-aloud.Duck? Rabbit? As kids will readily see, it depends on how you look at it."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"How cute is this? Really, really cute."--Booklist, starred review

"Funny by any standard."--The New York Times Book Review

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