Quackenstein Hatches a Family by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen, Brian Thomas Jones
  

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Quackenstein Hatches a Family by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen, Brian Thomas Jones

Inspired by the dark and stormy night of classic Frankenstein stories, this picture book is a funny tale of a lonely duck and his unexpected new companion Told in rollicking rhyme, Quackenstein Hatches a Family introduces Quack, a lonely duck in his lair at the zoo. One day Quack takes an egg home with him, and much like his inspiration, Dr. Frankenstein, he is shocked by what emerges from the egg. The monster chases him throughout the zoo in a fast-paced and funny parody of monster movies. In the twist ending, the monster (actually an adorable platypus) and Quack resolve their differences and settle down to keep each other company.

About the Author

Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen visits schools to share her stories, and teaches writing. She lives in New Jersey with her three children. Visit her online at www.sudipta.com. Brian T. Jones is a graduate of the Otis College of Art and Design whose work has appeared in the New Yorker. He lives in Pasadena, California. Visit him online at www.briantjones.com.

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Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen, Brian Thomas Jones
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Publisher

Abrams

Publication date

3rd August 2010

ISBN

9780810989733


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