Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell

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Farmer Duck is no ordinary duck--and this is no ordinary picture book. A glorious and utterly satisfying modern fable illustrated with that special blend of humor and pathos unique to bestselling artist Helen Oxenbury. Full color.
 

About Martin Waddell

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Published January 1, 1991 by London : Walker. 40 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A faithful duck labors while the indolent farmer lazes in bed, eating candy and occasionally inquiring, "How goes the work?"--to which the duck replies, "Quack!"

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A poor duck is overworked by a lazy farmer--until the duck's farm friends mete out their own brand of barnyard justice.

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Martin Waddell and Helen Oxenbury work their storytelling magic in Farmer Duck.

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Candlewick teams with British sister company Walker Books for this adaptation of Waddell's popular picture book.

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