Duck and Starfish Make a Splash by Derek Brockway
  

Duck and Starfish Make a Splash

Written by Derek Brockway
Illustrated by Suzanne Carpenter

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Synopsis

Duck and Starfish Make a Splash by Derek Brockway

A delightful seaside tale of a special friendship between two rather unusual friends - Duck (a shelduck) and Starfish. Duck can't find her mum and Starfish decides to help her. Together they visit a number of different sea creatures with no success until Duck and Starfish meet the human who is finally able to help them.

Reviews

What a sweet book! Duck searches for his mother on the beach with Starfishs help. They meet people and sea creatures, but no one seems able to tell them anything until the Weatherman comes to the rescue. The repetitive style will please young readers, and the clear, bright images are attractive and welcoming to the eye. At the back of the book are some small fact files about the creatures Duck meets on the beach, so the book combines a story with the opportunity for broader knowledge. Brockway has also translated the tale into Welsh. And dont worry its a happy ending! Sally Owen It is possible to use this review for promotional purposes, but the following acknowledgment should be included: A review from www.gwales.com, with the permission of the Welsh Books Council. Gellir defnyddior adolygiad hwn at bwrpas hybu, ond gofynnir i chi gynnwys y gydnabyddiaeth ganlynol: Adolygiad oddi ar www.gwales.com, trwy ganiatd Cyngor Llyfrau Cymru. -- Welsh Books Council

About the Author

Derek Brockway works for the Met Office as a weather forecaster, preparing and presenting the lunchtime and nightly TV forecasts for BBC Wales Today and bulletins for BBC Radio Wales. He was born in Barry and after periods spent in London, Birmingham and the Falklands, he now lives in the village of Miskin near Cardiff. He is famed for his energetic and enthusiastic style of presenting Suzanne Carpenter lives in Newport, South Wales and her bold and colourful illustrations are full of humour.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Derek Brockway
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Publisher

Pont Books an imprint of Gomer Press
www.wbc.org.uk/

Publication date

30th October 2009

ISBN

9781848511149


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