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Duck in the Truck Paperback – 28 May 2009
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‘With a nod to Dr. Seuss and a wink to John Burningham, Jez Alborough deals an irresistible lesson in rhyme and rhythm as well as storytelling, which is hugely entertaining.’ Child Education
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‘Rhyme, illustration, wit and inventiveness combine to produce outstanding quality.’ TES Primary
‘Alborough’s text is perfect for reading out loud and the mix of close-up and panoramic illustrations give an animated, live-action feel.’ Junior
‘Colourful, arresting and busting with action.’ Child Education
Praise for Hit the Ball Duck:
‘A really great story; the best Duck book so far.’ The Guardian
From the Publisher
An exceptional and endearing story set in captivating rhythmic style making it an excellent read aloud text.
Children will immediately warm to all the animal characters. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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It was the first book of any length that absorbed my one year old, while at the same time the humour appeals to my four year old.
The story is complete - it has a beginning, a middle and an end. The pictures have lots in them, both at first sight and after the endless repetition that goes with reading to very young children! And, almost best of all for the adult reader, all is not sweetness and light with the characters' behaviour. There is something to talk about with your older listeners.
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