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Macmillan Children's Book

Carl and the Baby Duck

My Readers

Author: Alexandra Day

Carl and the Baby Duck

Carl and the Baby Duck


About This Book

My Readers Level 1: Carl, the lovable rottweiler from the classic picture books, is helping Mama Duck to find one of her baby ducks in this all new story created especially for beginning readers.

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Alexandra Day's ever-popular dog, Carl, stars in this brand-new story created especially for beginning readers.

Mama Duck has lost one of her ducklings. Where could Baby Duck be? Mama Duck asks Carl for help. Will Carl be able to find Baby Duck?

With a focus on high-quality writing and top-notch artwork, My Readers are original stories—not adaptations—with new illustrations that provide what beginning readers need most: a great story.

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In The News

“Simple language, appealing repetition, a predictable narrative pattern, and a direct interplay between the text and the vibrant artwork draw emergent readers into the story.” —School Library Journal

“Carl has been a favorite character for many years. This new series offers an opportunity to meet Carl and enjoy the wonderful illustrations created by Day.” —Children's Literature

“There's no doubt about the charm of the "My Reader" books, especially with their emphasis on a 'great story'.” —The Seattle Times

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Carl and the Baby Duck

Carl and the Baby Duck