Quack! | TheBookSeekers


No. of pages 24

Great for age 3-6 years
This story, written by 1987 Caldecott-winning author Arthur Yorinks and illustrated with quilts by textile artist Adrienne Yorinks, tells the tale of Quack, a little duck who builds a rocket and takes off for the moon. Once there, he misses his animal friends back on earth and decides to parachute home. Written in "quack" language, this book is great for reading aloud to fledgling duck-lovers everywhere.


This book was recognised by the Parents' Choice Award.

There are 24 pages in this book. This is a picture book. A picture book uses pictures and text to tell the story. The number of words varies from zero ('wordless') to around 1k over 32 pages. Picture books are typically aimed at young readers (age 3-6) but can also be aimed at older children (7+). This book was published 2003 by Abrams .

Arthur Yorinks has written a number of celebrated books for children. Among them are Mommy?, illustrated by Maurice Sendak, Hey, Al, winner of the Caldecott Medal and Happy Bees. He is the founder and director of The Night Kitchen Radio Theater. Yorinks lives in New York City, USA.

This book has been nominated for the following award:

Parents' Choice Award
This book was recognised by the Parents' Choice Award.

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