Odd Duck (Hardback)
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Odd Duck (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 04/06/2013
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Theodora is a perfectly normal duck. Chad, on the other hand, is one strange bird. Theodora quite likes him, but she can't overlook his odd habits. It's a good thing Chad has a normal friend like Theodora to set a good example for him. But who exactly is the odd duck here? Full color.

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
ISBN: 9781596435575
Weight: 417 g
Dimensions: 235 x 188 x 13 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"Varon's gentle art and Castellucci's nuanced writing combine in a sweet, quiet tale that celebrates the joys of being unique." -- "Booklist"

* "This clever celebration of individuality delights." -- "Kirkus Reviews," starred review

"A lively friendship story that shows it's more fun to be different than "normal," and most fun of all to be different with a buddy." -- "The Horn Book"

* "Warm and with solid insight into the nature of quirk, this title will amuse most readers, and it may be a welcome balm for those who feel a bit different." -- "School Library Journal," starred review

"Middle-graders on the verge of dog-eat-dog adolescence may find the idea of oddball pals sticking together a bolstering and affirmative one; the quirky tale may also serve as a nice prompt for a class discussion of friendship or idiosyncratic behavior." -- BCCB


Varon's gentle art and Castellucci's nuanced writing combine in a sweet, quiet tale that celebrates the joys of being unique. "Booklist"

* This clever celebration of individuality delights. "Kirkus Reviews, starred review"

A lively friendship story that shows it's more fun to be different than "normal," and most fun of all to be different with a buddy. "The Horn Book"

* Warm and with solid insight into the nature of quirk, this title will amuse most readers, and it may be a welcome balm for those who feel a bit different. "School Library Journal, starred review"

Middle-graders on the verge of dog-eat-dog adolescence may find the idea of oddball pals sticking together a bolstering and affirmative one; the quirky tale may also serve as a nice prompt for a class discussion of friendship or idiosyncratic behavior. "BCCB""


"Varon's gentle art and Castellucci's nuanced writing combine in a sweet, quiet tale that celebrates the joys of being unique." --Booklist

"* This clever celebration of individuality delights." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"A lively friendship story that shows it's more fun to be different than "normal," and most fun of all to be different with a buddy." --The Horn Book

"* Warm and with solid insight into the nature of quirk, this title will amuse most readers, and it may be a welcome balm for those who feel a bit different." --School Library Journal, starred review

"Middle-graders on the verge of dog-eat-dog adolescence may find the idea of oddball pals sticking together a bolstering and affirmative one; the quirky tale may also serve as a nice prompt for a class discussion of friendship or idiosyncratic behavior." --BCCB


"This is a beautiful parable about eccentricity, friendship, self-awareness, the majesty of the night sky, and the benefits of balancing a cup of tea on your head (for posture!)." --Boing Boing

"This clever celebration of individuality delights." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Warm and with solid insight into the nature of quirk, this title will amuse most readers, and it may be a welcome balm for those who feel a bit different." --School Library Journal, starred review

"Varon's gentle art and Castellucci's nuanced writing combine in a sweet, quiet tale that celebrates the joys of being unique." --Booklist

"A lively friendship story that shows it's more fun to be different than "normal," and most fun of all to be different with a buddy." --The Horn Book

"Middle-graders on the verge of dog-eat-dog adolescence may find the idea of oddball pals sticking together a bolstering and affirmative one; the quirky tale may also serve as a nice prompt for a class discussion of friendship or idiosyncratic behavior." --BCCB

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