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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Holt Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 978146680934532 Pages, Ages 3-5
"Blue sky! Sunshine!
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 . . .
The brothers say that pleasure cures all fears. But Basant's fears are many, and his pleasures few.
The lights of the butter lamps dance like fireflies across the marble floor, stopping...
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