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Duck Gets a Job

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Duck Gets a Job by Sonny Ross
Hardcover $16.99
Jun 12, 2018 | ISBN 9780763698966

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It’s a story that may be as inspiring to professionally alienated adults as it is entertaining for kids. Both audiences will appreciate the stylish Risograph drawings—which combine bold graphic shapes with softly speckled textures—and the plucky, if slightly neurotic, protagonist who just wants to do what he loves.
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

The text is short, in keeping with early-elementary attention spans…the important message here is that the creative life is a great choice.
—Kirkus Reviews

Adults might be better suited to appreciate the sly jokes about the drudgery of cubicle farms, but the overall message of sticking with your true interests instead of following the flock is one that’s sure to resonate with kids.

…the message of being true to yourself and doing what you love is a good one…Subject matter and text within the illustrations make this better suited to an older audience.
—School Library Journal

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