A hardworking duck is rescued from life with a lazy farmer in this award-winning picture book classic from Owl Babies author, Martin Waddell, and Bear Hunt illustrator, Helen Oxenbury.
In this Kate Greenaway Medal and Kurt Maschler Award-winning modern classic, two of the most celebrated picture book creators of our time tell the story of a hardworking duck, who has the very bad luck of living with a lazy farmer. The duck cooks and cleans, tends the fields and cares for the other animals on the farm - and all while the famer lies in bed! That is until the day the animals decide to take action ... and come to the rescue with a simple, but heroic plan.
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Number of pages: 40
Weight: 215 g
Dimensions: 250 x 230 x 4 mm
Marvellously expressive pictures and a satisfying text make this the outstanding picture book of the year. * The Sunday Times *
Helen Oxenbury's illustrations speak volumes... They're a perfect match for Martin Waddell's equally excellent text. * Books for Keeps *
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