Lulu and the Duck in the Park by Hilary McKay
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Lulu rescues a duck egg and smuggles it into school for safekeeping
Lulu loves animals. When Lulu finds a duck egg that has rolled out of its nest, she takes it to class to keep it safe. Lulu isn’t allowed to bring pets to school. But she’s not really breaking the rules because it’s just an egg. Surely nothing bad will happen . . . A fun-filled new series for early readers and animal lovers alike.

About Hilary McKay

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Hilary McKay lives in a small village in Derbyshire, England, with her family. When not writing Hilary, loves walking, reading, and having friends to stay. Priscilla Lamont lives in Kent, England, with her husband, the artist David Hayward, and she illustrates at a nearby studio, where she works rather untidily, but with great enthusiasm!
Published March 12, 2013 by Albert Whitman & Company. 109 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A warmhearted beginning to a new chapter-book series delights from the first few sentences.

Aug 18 2012 | Read Full Review of Lulu and the Duck in the Park...

the rule in Lulu’s house about animals is “the more the merrier, as long as Lulu cleans up after them.” Readers see Lulu taking care of her pets both at home and on vacation, reinforcing that pets are wonderful, but that they’re a 24/7 commitment.

Mar 01 2014 | Read Full Review of Lulu and the Duck in the Park...

A Patchwork of Books

A tragic footnote is that one of our writers (who unbeknown to us was fighting cancer) died on New Year's Day without seeing the finished result but the lovely thing about this type of publishing is that I can easily go back and include a dedication to her before publishing the copies we need.I'm...

May 20 2017 | Read Full Review of Lulu and the Duck in the Park...

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