Splish, Splash, Ducky! by Lucy Cousins

Splish, Splash, Ducky!

Written by Lucy Cousins
Illustrated by Lucy Cousins

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March 2018 Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month March 2018

A watery celebration for a little duckling who loves the rain! Lucy Cousins’ bold and brightly coloured illustrations bring out all the fun that a duckling has with his friends including a frog, a swan, a wriggly worm and a couple of slugs. The noisy Quack! quack! quack! of his refrain will delighted all young listeners. ~ Julia Eccleshare

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What Do People Do All Day? (50th anniversary edition) by Richard Scarry

Bird House by Libby Walden

Bug Hotel by Libby Walden

Alone Together by Clayton Junior

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Splish, Splash, Ducky! by Lucy Cousins

Splash in puddles, dance with raindrops and join in with Ducky Duckling on a lovely, rainy day. Quack! Quack! Quack!Quack, quack, quack! Ducky Duckling loves playing outside in the rain. He hops with frog, squirms with wriggly worm and splashes with the fishes. But when the rain stops, Ducky feels sad. Can Daddy help cheer him up? With bright, bold illustrations and a rhythmic text from multi-award-winning Lucy Cousins, this book shows younger readers the joys of a rainy day.


A joy to share on a rainy day. Baby London

About the Author

Lucy Cousins

Lucy Cousins is the multi-award-winning creator of Maisy. Her unique titles fascinate toddlers with their child-like simplicity, bold outlines and vivid colours. Lucy Cousins works from her home in Hampshire, England. Oher titles include the Smarties Book Prize-winner Jazzy in the Jungle, Hooray for Fish! - which now appears in animation in Japan; the bestselling New York Times Top 10 Best Illustrated Children's Book Yummy; the critcally acclaimed I'm the Best; and more recently Peck Peck Peck, which won Best Picutre Book Awards, as well as the British Book Design and Production Award in the Children's Trade category.

Click here to visit the special Maisy website full of activities and games.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 2 to 5 years


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Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st March 2018




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