Martin Waddell and Jill Barton team up for a ducky celebration of springtime, family, and miraculous new arrivals.
"Did you come in an egg?" Duckling gasped. "All ducks do," Grandpa said.
Mommy Duck has laid a pale blue egg among the rushes, and soon it will be quacking time at the lake. Duckling has never seen a duck egg before and finds it very hard to believe that a baby duck could fit inside. But now all the family is gathering—Auntie and Cousin and Grandpa—and the excitement is high as they wait for a tap-tap-tap and a CRACK! and, finally, a tiny beak and a head poking out. Little listeners will be more than eager to join in their final chorus: "Quack-quack! Quack-quack-quack!"
Published by Candlewick Feb 03, 2005| 32 Pages| 10-5/8 x 9-13/16| 3-7 years| ISBN 9780763627386