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The pair begins by describing how the doubling of a creature’s length increases its surface area and cross-section (and therefore muscle power) by a factor of four and its weight and volume by a factor of eight—leading to such conclusions as, “That’s how ants can be stronger than humans!” They go...| Read Full Review of Just Ducks!
The loose and childlike pictures capture essential details: the “secret patch of blue on each wing” and the “cute little curl on their tails.” At the end of the day (and book), readers find “The bridge is quiet, and there’s just the sound of rushing water and the stillness of the night.” But the ...Feb 15 2012 | Read Full Review of Just Ducks!
Davies's often humorous text and Layton's energetic illustrations demonstrate why humans don't have superpowers (“we'd need toes tens of thousands of times bigger than a gecko's to hold us on the ceiling”), and later spreads discuss the advantages and limitations of being very small or very big (...Jun 15 2009 | Read Full Review of Just Ducks!
While thereâs much to be said for interactive, hands-on learning, Daviesâs (Talk, Talk, Squawk) young narrator builds an impressive body of knowledge about ducks simply by watching the birds that live on and around the river that runs through her town.Jan 16 2012 | Read Full Review of Just Ducks!
Little kids would like this book because most little kids like ducks!May 08 2012 | Read Full Review of Just Ducks!
The young girl in this story may live in the city, but outside her window there’s a river full of mallard ducks!Sep 06 2012 | Read Full Review of Just Ducks!
What did you like about the book?Jul 19 2012 | Read Full Review of Just Ducks!
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