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Make Way for Ducklings

McCloskey, Robert (Book - 1999 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Make Way for Ducklings

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Story about a mallard family who make their home near a pond in the Public Garden in Boston.
Authors: McCloskey, Robert, 1914-2003
Title: Make way for ducklings
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 1999, 1976.
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,ill. ;,31 cm.
Notes: "First published by The Viking Press 1941. Published by Puffin Books, 1976"--T.p. verso.
Art techniques used: Black and white lithographs made with lithographic crayon.
Summary: Story about a mallard family who make their home near a pond in the Public Garden in Boston.
Audience: 3 & up.
Awards & Distinctions: Caldecott Medal, 1942
ISBN: 0140564349
Statement of Responsibility: by Robert McCloskey
Subject Headings: Ducks Juvenile fiction. Ducklings Juvenile fiction. Families Juvenile fiction. Dwellings Juvenile fiction. Voyages and travels Juvenile fiction. Animal welfare Juvenile fiction. Kindness Juvenile fiction. Boston Common (Boston, Mass.) Juvenile fiction. Boston (Mass.) Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form: Picture books for children.
Topical Term: Ducks
Voyages and travels
Animal welfare
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Apr 24, 2014
  • nypl_morningside_heights rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Classic tale,, the children enjoyed the story

Mar 21, 2014
  • KRockstar10 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A solid classic. I was lucky to get a chance to visit the Public Garden in Boston, where this story is immortalized with bronze sculptures of the ducklings and their mama. I know I read this as a child, but it was nice to revisit it again.

May 18, 2010
  • MariePat rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Love this book, the illustrations and text blend together.

Beautiful story!!


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