Henry Babysits (Henry Duck) (Hardcover)

By Robert Quackenbush, Robert Quackenbush (Illustrator)

Aladdin, 9781534415430, 48pp.

Publication Date: May 12, 2020

List Price: 16.99*
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Description

Henry the Duck discovers that babysitting isn’t all fun and games in this latest picture book about his merry mis-adventures from beloved author Robert Quackenbush!

Henry the Duck is a very good neighbor. Even though he has never babysat, when his friend Clara asks him to watch her nephew he says yes. How hard can it be? But then, one neighbor after another asks Henry to babysit and before he knows it, he’s in the middle of five crying, crawling, out-of-control babies!

Children and parents alike will love following disaster-prone Henry through his adventures in childcare, cleverly written and illustrated by Robert Quackenbush.


About the Author

Robert Quackenbush, the author and illustrator of more than two hundred books for young readers, is a graduate of the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles and also has a master’s degree in social studies and a PhD in childhood education. Quackenbush’s many books include the Henry the Duck series, Detective Mole, the Miss Mallard Mystery series, Pete Pack Rat, and the Sheriff Sally Gopher series. He is the three-time winner of the American Flag Institute Award for outstanding contributions to children’s literature and winner of an Edgar Allan Poe Special Award for best juvenile mystery. He lives in New York City with his wife, Margery, director of NAAP. Their now adult son, Piet, was the inspiration for many of the author’s books when he was growing up.

Robert Quackenbush, the author and illustrator of more than two hundred books for young readers, is a graduate of the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles and also has a master’s degree in social studies and a PhD in childhood education. Quackenbush’s many books include the Henry the Duck series, Detective Mole, the Miss Mallard Mystery series, Pete Pack Rat, and the Sheriff Sally Gopher series. He is the three-time winner of the American Flag Institute Award for outstanding contributions to children’s literature and winner of an Edgar Allan Poe Special Award for best juvenile mystery. He lives in New York City with his wife, Margery, director of NAAP. Their now adult son, Piet, was the inspiration for many of the author’s books when he was growing up.