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Ducking for Apples

Ducking for Apples

Lynne Berry; illustrations by Hiroe Nakata

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)



Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Holt Books for Young Readers

On Sale: 08/17/2010

ISBN: 9781466803466

32 Pages, Ages 3-5

"Blue sky! Sunshine!

Head outside!

Let's ride bikes!"

five ducks decide.

The five little ducks can't wait to ride their bikes. Will they use their training wheels? No way! Teetering, swerving, tottering, curving, they ride full-steam until two ducks spy trees with ripe red apples on top. Those yummy apples will be perfect for pies and cakes, if only the ducks can reach them . . .

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Praise for Ducking for Apples

“This ducky picture book fits the bill.” —School Library Journal

“Nakata's sweet, soft watercolors perfectly suit the cozy mood.” —Time Out New York Kids

“The cheerful ink-and-watercolor artwork is as fresh and amusing as the short, rhyming verse. Fine for fall storytimes.” —Booklist


Lynne Berry; illustrations by Hiroe Nakata

Lynne Berry is the author of several books for young readers. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with her husband and assorted pets.

Hiroe Nakata has illustrated many books for young readers. She lives with her husband and daughter in Brooklyn, New York.

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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