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The Duck Who Didn't Like Water

Written by Steve Small

Illustrated by Steve Small

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Family / Home Stories Featured Books for 3+ readers Stories about Animals

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The Duck Who Didn't Like Water Synopsis

A wise, funny fable about how we don't need to like the same things to find our perfect pal.

Duck is not like other ducks. Duck doesn't like water and is perfectly fine alone, thank you very much. But then, one dark and stormy night, an outgoing, water-loving, and very lost Frog turns up at Duck's door.

Can this odd couple find Frog's home? And will they find friendship along the way? This endearing, gorgeously illustrated tale marks the author-illustrator debut for Steve Small, illustrator of the highly acclaimed, I'm Sticking with You.

The Duck Who Didn't Like Water Press Reviews

Praise for I'm Sticking With You;

‘Deftly humorous… a lovely book to cuddle up with’ The Guardian

‘Comical, bold and tender’ The Sunday Times

‘This celebration of friendship has future classic stamped all over it.’ Daily Mail

‘A warm and endearing celebration of everything a friendship can be’ The Bookseller

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ISBN: 9781471192340
Publication date: 01/04/2021
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9781471192340
Publication date: 1st April 2021
Author: Steve Small
Illustrator: Steve Small
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers
Genres: Family / Home Stories, Animals
Recommendations: Julia Eccleshare's Picks
Collections: 85 Brilliant Books about Friendship,

About Steve Small

Steve Small has worked in animation for over thirty years as a director, designer, and animator. The work has varied from working on Disney features to designing and directing shorts, TV series, and commercials. He's the illustrator of I'm Sticking with You and the author and illustrator of The Duck Who Didn't Like Water. Steve lives in London and when he's not painting and drawing, you'll likely find him feeding the crows on Blackheath Common.

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