Make Way for Ducklings
Mrs. Mallard was sure that the pond in the Boston Public Gardens would be a perfect place for her and her eight ducklings to live. The problem was how to get them there through the busy streets of Boston. But with a little help from the Boston police, Mrs. Mallard and Jack, Kack, Lack, Nack,... show more
Mrs. Mallard was sure that the pond in the Boston Public Gardens would be a perfect place for her and her eight ducklings to live. The problem was how to get them there through the busy streets of Boston. But with a little help from the Boston police, Mrs. Mallard and Jack, Kack, Lack, Nack, Ouack, Pack, and Quack arive safely at their new home. This brilliantly illustrated, amusingly observed tale of Mallards on the move has won the hearts of generations of readers. Awarded the Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children in 1941, it has since become a favorite of millions.
Publish date: January 1st 1941
Publisher: The Viking Press
Pages no: 68
Edition language: English
Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey is a 4.1 on the Accelerated Reading leveling system. The story is a fictitious book about a pair of ducks that live in a pond. When it comes time for their eggs to hatch, they realize that they must move because their pond has too many people and is too dan...
Genre: Animals / Family / Traveling Year Published: 1941 Year Read: 2010 Publisher: Viking Juvenile “Make Way for Ducklings” is a Caldecott Medal award-winning book by Robert McCloskey and it is about how a family of ducks tries to live in the city of Boston. “Make Way for Ducklings” ...
My wife's childhood copy of this classic arrived in our house a few months ago when my father-in-law moved house. Tonight, my four-year-old pulled it out of the bookshelf for the first time. He looked at it and started to put it back when I stopped him. "Why not that one?" I asked. "It looks b...
I remember my teacher reading this aloud to the class. I loved it then and love it now. New note (April 2013) : I recently read this book to my 2 1/2 year old grandson and he LOVED it. i read every word (sometimes I tell the story instead of reading all the words because he is young) and he lis...
A charming story about the convergence of nature and civilization. Mr. and Mrs. Mallard struggle to find a suitable place to raise their young (what parent can't relate to this?) They eventually settle in Boston - mainly out of exhaustion and encroaching time constraints. Thanks to some friendly ...