The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? by Mo Willems
  

The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?

Written by Mo Willems

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Award-winning author/illustrator Mo Willems brings back his beloved pigeon for another delightful and wacky story. In previous stories the noisy pigeon has demanded to drive the bus and have a puppy among other things. Now he wants the lovely cookie with nuts in it that the Duckling has just been given. Kind Duckling gives in to him. But there’s a great twist in the story and, as ever, every picture is packed with humour.

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Synopsis

The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? by Mo Willems

Duckling gets a cookie? What do you mean DUCKLING GETS A COOKIE?!

Pigeon is NOT happy about this. Not one little itty bit. He has whined, wheedled, fibbed and hollered his way through many books. He wanted to drive the bus, he demanded a puppy, he pleaded for a hot dog party... But now, in a fantastic new title from Mo Willems, along comes Duckling, with bright twinkling eyes and impeccable manners. She asks for a cookie and what does she get? A cookie, of course! The Pigeon is outraged! Incensed! How could this have happened? HOW is it possible that this duckling gets a cookie?! Well, because she asked. Nicely.

This is the very latest Pigeon title from the award-winning, best-selling Mo Willems - laugh out loud fun for all the family! Mo Willems' distinctive cartoon artwork, drawn with black-crayon lines and set on pastel backgrounds, is strikingly expressive and, as always, very witty!

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a side splitting less on minding your manners from the most brazen bird on the block * CBI recommended reads of 2012 * A gloriously crafted reading experience to be shared and enjoyed by children and adults alike. * Carousel *

About the Author

Mo Willems

Mo Willems is a three-time Caldecott Honor winner for Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale and Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity. His books have been tranlsted into over 25 languages, and his celebrated Elephant & Piggle early-reader series has been awarded the Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal on two occasions as well as five Honors. Other favourites include That Is Not a Good Idea! and Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs. Before he turned to children's books, Mo was a writer and animator on Sesame Street, where he won six Emmy Awards. Mo lives with his family in Massachusetts, USA.

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Format

Paperback
40 pages

Author

Mo Willems
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Author's Website

www.mowillems.com/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd May 2012

ISBN

9781406340099

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