Peep Leap by Elizabeth Verdick

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In the hollow of a tree, higher than the eye can see . . . nine wood ducks hatch, one by one. “That’s good!” says Mama. “We’re almost done.” One last egg is very still. . . . Finally, the smallest egg hatches. Then it’s time for all the wood ducks to make the BIG jump from the tree-where their mother made her nest-to the water below. Ducklings One through Nine make the leap. But Duckling Ten isn't so sure...

About Elizabeth Verdick

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Elizabeth Verdick is the author of more than 30 highly acclaimed books for children and teenagers, including books in the Toddler Tools board book series, the Best Behavior series for young children, and the Laugh & Learn series for preteens. Her most recent titles include Diapers Are Not Forever and Listening Time and Bye-Bye Time from the Toddler Tools series. Elizabeth lives with her husband, daughter, son, and five pets near St. Paul, Minnesota. John drew from quite a young age - doodling cartoon likenesses of his teachers in notebooks at school - before eventually putting his talents to good use at the local college of art studying illustration and design. Since then he has had over 30 children's books published in England and the US. John lives part of the year in Cambridge and part in Cannes in the South of France with his Italian wife who is also a brilliant artist working in Ceramics and Glass!
Published March 12, 2013 by Two Lions. 28 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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PreS—The first line draws readers' attention to the "hollow of a tree, higher than the eye can see…" where a mother wood duck waits for her 10 ducklings to hatch. The excitement builds as the last one finally emerges from the smallest egg. "Mama glides to the ground below, into the pond" and coun...

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