The Fuzzy Duckling (Board Books)

By Jane Werner Watson, Alice Provensen (Illustrator), Martin Provensen (Illustrator)

Golden Books, 9780307929662, 24pp.

Publication Date: January 10, 2012

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Description

In this Little Golden baby book, learn counting and explore a farm with the Fuzzy Duckling

Early one morning, a small fuzzy duckling goes for a walk around the farm. Who will he meet along the way? Two frisky colts, three baby calves...and more Little readers everywhere will love following the duckling and counting his new friends. Simple text, adorable baby animals, and classic illustations make this board book the perfect gift for babies and toddlers.

Little Golden Books have been loved by children for over 75 years. When they were first published in 1942, high-quality books for children hadn't been available at a price most people could afford. Little Golden Books changed that Priced at just 25 cents and sold where people shopped every day, they caused an instant sensation and were soon purchased by the hundreds of thousands. Created by such talented writers as Margaret Wise Brown (author of Goodnight Moon) and Richard Scarry, Little Golden Books have helped millions of children develop a lifelong love of reading. Today, Little Golden Books feature beloved classics such as The Poky Little Puppy and Scuffy the Tugboat, hot licenses, and new original stories--the classics of tomorrow, ready to be discovered between their sturdy cardboard covers and gold-foil spines.


About the Author

Deceased. JANE WERNER WATSON was a longtime editor of Little Golden Books, Big Golden Books, and many other associated formats. She also wrote a dazzling variety of Golden titles, from the bestselling My Little Golden Book About God to an adaptation of The Iliad and the Odyssey, along with dozens of favorite Disney titles. For decades the Caldecott medalists ALICE and MARTIN PROVENSEN illustrated a wide variety of Golden Books including The Color Kittens; The Iliad and the Odyssey; The Golden Book of Fun and Nonsense; The Golden Treasury of Myths and Legends; and Tales from the Ballet. Martin Provensen passed away in 1987.
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