Quick Duck by Mary Murphy


Quick Duck by Mary Murphy

Trace the mucky duckling's footprints as he leaps, wiggles, runs, hops and SPLASHES into the river, where his mum, brothers and sisters are waiting - ready to go! With its fresh, light artwork and tactile finish, babies will be be instantly responsive to this beautiful board book.

About the Author

As a child, Mary Murphy was a constant reader. Her favourite books included Mary Poppins, Peter Pan and Tom’s Midnight Garden. She also loved any stories about animals. Mary was the third of six children.

Mary lives in Galway, Ireland, and describes herself as "fairly outdoorish, but not sporty". She loves walking, swimming, reading and cycling. Mary studied Illustration and Design in Dublin before freelancing as an illustrator. She has always written for pleasure, and soon began developing ideas for children’s books following the antics of characters she had already visualised. A technique she sometimes uses is to draw the character in different situations, and then see what follows on from there.

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Book Info


Board book
16 pages
Interest Age: From 1


Mary Murphy
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Publication date

5th July 2012



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