Mama Duck has a funny feeling about her new "duckling." He doesn't look or act like a duck. With fun rhyming text and silly bright illustrations, Mama Duck and family have an adventure and outwit a certain hairy duck. — Jeanette
"Story hour alert! Here’s a book with a clever premise, a bouncy text, and sunny, funny pictures. . . . Supremely satisfying." — Booklist (starred review) Mama Duck has a good hunch that the big brown creature waddling behind her babies is no duck! As the foxy impostor sneaks closer and closer to Mama Duck’s trailing brood, little ones will delight in shouting out his identity. Infectious rhythms and fresh, expressive watercolors liven up the pursuit, which ends when Mama Duck confronts the villain, beak to snout, and beats him at his own game.
About the Author
Judy Hindley, who has written more than fifty books for children, has a special knack for capturing the language and subjects that delight preschoolers. Among her books are THE BIG RED BUS, THE PERFECT LITTLE MONSTER, and THE BEST THING ABOUT A PUPPY. She is also the author of the immensely popular EYES, NOSE, FINGERS, AND TOES.
Ivan Bates debuted as an illustrator with his art for Sam McBratney’s THE DARK AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS. He is also the illustrator of JUST ONE! and JUST YOU A ME by Sam McBratney. DO LIKE A DUCK DOES!, Ivan Bates’s first collaboration with Judy Hindley, features some of the animals on the farm where he lives with his wife and baby son.