Waddle, Waddle, Quack, Quack, Quack (Hardcover)

By Sylvia Long (Illustrator), Barbara Anne Skalak

Chronicle Books, 9780811843423, 36pp.

Publication Date: February 10, 2005

List Price: 14.95*
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Award-winning artist Sylvia Long has teamed up with first-time children's book author Barbara Skalak to bring us a touching tale of one little duckling's first day in the world. From the moment our little duckling peeks out from the broken eggshell, he discovers the wonder of his Mama's love, brothers and sisters, the pondbut wait! Where's Mama? Our adorable little duckling finds himself all alone, and the search for his Mama begins. This exciting and delightful story will warm hearts of mothers and children everywhere.

About the Author

Barbara Anne Skalak is a writer and freelance copyeditor in Oregon. This is her first book for children.

Sylvia Long is the illustrator of many books for children, including the best-selling Sylvia Long's Mother Goose and Hush Little Baby published by Chronicle Books. Ms. Long's detailed paintings are inspired by her love of animals and the outdoors. She lives in Arizona.

Praise For Waddle, Waddle, Quack, Quack, Quack

A lushly illustrated account of the first days of five little ducklings. One gets lost and checks out the grass, a tree, a log and a hole, looking for mama. It is a simple nature walk, charmingly conveyed. -The New York Times Book Review