Monkey and Duck Quack Up! (Hardcover)

By Jennifer Hamburg, Edwin Fotheringham (Illustrator)

Scholastic Press, 9780545645140, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 24, 2015

List Price: 17.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Monkey's eager, Duck's laid-back.

Together do they have the knack

to be a winning rhyming team

and satisfy a monkey's dream?

Turn the page and try your luck.

See if you can out-rhyme Duck!

About the Author

Jennifer Hamburg is an Emmy Award-winning children's television writer and story editor whose work can be seen on DOC MCSTUFFINS, HENRY HUGGLEMONSTER, DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD, SUPER WHY!, LITTLE EINSTEINS, BLUE'S CLUES, and BETWEEN THE LIONS. Her debut picture book A MOOSE THAT SAYS MOO (FSG) was released in October, 2013. Hamburg lives in Austin, Texas. You can visit her online at

Edwin Fotheringham has illustrated numerous award-winning picture books, including Barbara Kerley's WHAT TO DO ABOUT ALICE?; THE EXTRAORDINARY MARK TWAIN (ACCORDING TO SUSY); THOSE REBELS, JOHN & TOM; and A HOME FOR MR. EMERSON; as well as Shana Corey's MERMAID QUEEN and Pam Muñoz Ryan's TONY BALONEY. Fotheringham lives in Seattle, Washington. You can visit him online at

Praise For Monkey and Duck Quack Up!

Praise for Monkey and Duck Quack Up! :
“With a three-day cruise on the line as a prize, Monkey drafts his friend Duck to participate in a rhyming contest . . . bright bold artwork . . . serious read-aloud potential.” -- Publishers Weekly
“Younger listeners will enjoy completing Monkey's unfinished verses within the story, and slightly older children will be spurred to create their own lists of rhyming words.” -- Booklist
“A solid choice for rhyming play.” -- Kirkus
Praise for Ed Fotheringham's work:
What To Do About Alice? by Barbara Kerley

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
A Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book
A Parents' Choice Award Winner

*"The large format gives Fotheringham, in his debut, plenty of room for spectacular art." -- Booklist, starred review
* "A gleeful celebration of a fully, unapologetically led life." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy) by Barbara Kerley

California Reading Association Eureka! Gold Award Winner
New York Public Library Best Children's Book
A Washington Post Best Book for Young Readers
Oppenheim Portfolio Gold Award
* "A masterfully perceptive and largely visual biography . . . dynamic and lovely . . . a joy to peruse." -- School Library Journal, starred review
* "An accessible and inventive vision of an American legend." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

Those Rebels, John & Tom by Barbara Kerley
NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Book
New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
NAPPA Gold Award Winner
"Fotheringham's cartoonish drawings hold a retro 'Schoolhouse Rock' appeal in this rousing account of the friendship before the feud." --The New York Times Book Review
* "Fotheringham provides page after page of clever, cartoon-style artwork and skillful compositions–heavily steeped in reds, whites, and blues–that add to the excitement of overthrowing stuffy old King George. . ." -- Booklist, starred review