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Quackenstein Hatches a Family

Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen, Brian T. Jones (Illustrator)

Paperback

List Price: 4.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/1/2010)

Description

A spooky and kooky tale about a lonely duck and his unexpected new friend—now in an 8 x 8 trim size and paperback

Told in rollicking rhyme, this picture book introduces Quackenstein, a lonely duck in his “lair” at the zoo. One day, Quack is inspired to adopt an egg from the nursery and—much like his inspiration, Dr. Frankenstein—he’s shocked by what emerges from the egg. The “monster” chases him throughout the zoo in a fast-paced and funny parody of monster movies. In the twist ending, the monster (actually an adorable platypus) and Quack resolve their differences and settle down as a not-so-spooky family.

Abrams Books for Young Readers, 9781419757358, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 31, 2021



About the Author

Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen is the author of many children’s books, including Chicks Rule!, Tyrannosaurus Wrecks!, and Quackenstein Hatches a Family. She lives in New Jersey with her family. Renée Kurilla is the illustrator of many books for young readers, including The Pickwicks’ Picnic. She is also the author-illustrator of One Springy, Singy Day. She lives just south of Boston with her family.

Brian T. Jones is a graduate of the Otis College of Art and Design whose work has appeared in the New Yorker. He lives in Pasadena, California. Visit him online at www.briantjones.com.