Duck's Key by Jez Alborough
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Duck is ready to go for a drive in his truck...but he can t find his keys! It s a world-wide phenomenon, but Duck s problem namely, Frog is anything but ordinary.

This engaging lift-the-flap book is perfect for little hands and will keep your youngest travelers peeking and seeking over and over again.
 

About Jez Alborough

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Jez Alborough was born in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey in 1959. After secondary school, Jez went to Art School in Norwich. After college, he spent two years as an editorial illustration freelancer, before he started writing and illustrating his own children's books. In 1984 his first book, Bare Bear, was published and in 1985 Jez was runner-up in The Mother Goose Award for this book. He has now written and illustrated over thirty books for children Alborough and 500 schoolchildren in London embraced each other for fifteen seconds in a giant "hugathon," raising nearly six thousand dollars for charity and earning a place in the Guinness Book of World Records in celebration of the publication of his book Hug.
 
Published January 30, 2005 by Kane/Miller Book Pub. 18 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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It’s little Frog, relegated to the sidelines, who suggests that Sheep climb up on Goat’s shoulders, Duck atop Sheep and so on.

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Alborough’s Duck (Duck in the Truck, 2000) is a forgetful, accident-prone goofball, but with his can-do enthusiasm and his watch cap and tool chest, he has the charm of a French comedian.

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Good lift-the-flap books provide a sense of discovery and the engaging pleasures of being a co-conspirator.

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""This is the Duck driving home in a truck./ This is the track which is taking him back."" So begins this deliciously percussive rhyming story of a feathered truck driver who becomes mired in muck and the three animal Good Samaritans (a frog, a sheep and a goat) who try to help him.

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Having made a thorough mess at home in Fix-It Duck, Jez Alborough's feathered hero runs amok at sea in Captain Duck.

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"A deliciously percussive rhyming story of a feathered truck driver who becomes mired in muck and the three animal Good Samaritans who try and help him," wrote PW.

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The trouble begins with a leaky roof in the sequel to Duck in a Truck, Fix-It Duck by Jez Alborough, and follows the, er, handy quacker on a series of missteps.

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The web-footed fellow from Duck in the Truck drives his red pick-up through an interactive title in the paper-over-board Duck's Key: Where Can It Be?

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