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Swim Duck Swim by author Susan Lurie

Swim, Duck, Swim!

Release date: May 2014
It’s time for Duckling to jump in the water and do what ducks do―swim! But this particular duckling doesn’t want to get wet. He’d rather take a nap. And he’s really, really mad that everyone keeps trying to boss him around! Luckily, Mama and Papa Duck are very, very patient.

Will Duckling join his siblings in the pond?

Here is a charming story, illustrated with exquisite, up-close photos, that will help young readers learn to swim―or try anything new.

Praise for Swim, Duck, Swim!

Appeared on Bank Street’s 2015 Best Books of the Year List

A childhood triumph portrayed just right. Both the archetypal challenge and the creative collaboration go swimmingly.”
-Kirkus, Starred Review ★

Sure to delight any animal lover or reluctant child needing the confidence to try something new.”
-School Library Journal; Susan Mcclellan, Coraopolis Memorial Library, PA

Clever, adorable photographs enhance this thoroughly engaging story of a little duckling who does not want to swim. Children love it when the little quacker finally takes a plunge, leading to a joyous ending.”
-ALSC Blog/The Official Blog of the Association for Library Service to Children

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