10 Little Rubber Ducks by Eric Carle
  

Synopsis

10 Little Rubber Ducks by Eric Carle

Get swept away with 10 little rubber ducks! A superb new board book from the creator of 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' - with a squeaky rubber duck surprise ending! Chuckedy-chuckedy-chuck goes the rubber duck machine. Out pop little yellow rubber ducks one after the other...A brand-new batch of rubber ducks is loaded on to a ship and sent off to be delivered to children everywhere. But when a storm strikes, 10 little ducks are tossed into the sea and swept away in 10 different directions - with some wonderfully unexpected adventures along the way. Come ride the waves as legendary children's book author and illustrator, Eric Carle, explores numbers, directions, opposites, animals and more in this extraordinary toddler-friendly board book. Brightly illustrated with his unique collage-style art and featuring a surprise squeaky little rubber duck on the final page!

Reviews

'Carle's repetitively structured story works perfectly and shows that he has lost none of his touch in the 30 years since 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'

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'It's the perfect-to-read-aloud text and gentle humour, combined with an emotionally satisfying - if unlikely - ending, and those glorious illustrations that will make it a bedtime favourite.'

'Children's author and illustrator, Carle explores numbers, geography, animals and more in an extraordinary interactive picture book in which rubber ducks are ship-wrecked and swept in all directions to amazing adventures.'

'Made of Carle's characteristic bold collage, cut from textured scraps of scraped and scrubbed paint, this bright and delightful story typically crams in lots of learn...It shows seas of different colours, suggesting different weather, has a touching ending and, as a bonus, a button at the end that makes a gentle, rubber-duck squeak.'

'As usual, his inimitable illustrations have the unfathomable quality of an innocent childlike collage combined with a glorious work of art.'

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About the Author

Eric Carle

Eric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has eaten its way into the hearts of literally millions of children all over the world and has been translated into more than 50 languages and sold over 33 million copies. Since the Caterpillar was published in 1969, Eric Carle has illustrated more than seventy books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 110 million copies of his books have sold around the world.

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Book Info

Format

Board book
32 pages
Interest Age: From 2 To 5

Author

Eric Carle
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Author's Website

www.eric-carle.com/home.htm...

Publisher

HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
www.harpercollinschildrensb...

Publication date

6th May 2008

ISBN

9780007243808


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