Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

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From the award-winning author of Little Pea, Little Hoot, and Little Oink comes a clever take on the age-old optical illusion: is it a duck or a rabbit? Depends on how you look at it! Readers will find more than just Amy Krouse Rosenthal's signature humor herethere's also a subtle lesson for kids who don't know when to let go of an argument. A smart, simple story that will make readers of all ages eager to take a side, Duck! Rabbit! makes it easy to agree on one thing—reading it again! Plus, this is the fixed format version, which looks nearly identical to the print edition.

About Amy Krouse Rosenthal

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Amy Krouse Rosenthal is a best-selling author, blogger, and filmmaker. She lives in Chicago. Say hello to her at Tom Lichtenheld is also a best-selling author and illustrator, and he also lives in the Chicago area. You can see all of Tom's books and more at
Published April 16, 2013 by Chronicle Books LLC. 1 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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The art of optical illusions provides creative fodder for young guessing-game enthusiasts.

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Publishers Weekly

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The team behind The OK Book again plays with perspective and visual trickery, this time using a classic image that looks like either a rabbit (with long ears) or a duck (with a long bill).

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The Bookbag

It looks like a rabbit to me, but then I haven't seen many rabbits with quacking ears.

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Common Sense Media

Both grown-ups and kids will be drawn in by the dramatically expressive, though simple, text and artwork of this version as two unseen characters debate the age-old question of just what they are looking at...exactly.

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Amy Krouse Rosenthal has such a fabulously broad repertoire for picture book literature.

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Youth Services Book Review

It’s a duck!

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PreS—In this clever board book told in two voices, viewers are asked to identify a single central figure in differe

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