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Children's Books about Ducks

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Picture Books, Songs and Rhymes Featuring Ducks

Ducks are widely used in children's books, often as comedic figures. Included are reviews of 9 picture books about ducks for preschoolers and more.

'The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?' and 'Just Ducks'

They quack; they have feathers; they exude Robert McCloskey wholesomeness. They eat Wonder bread even though it's evidently as bad for them as it is for young children. What's not to like about ducklings? A lot, if you ask a pigeon.

Top 10: Favorite Duck Picture Books

Best Children's Books with Ducks What is it about ducks in picture books that always seems so appealing? Are ducks really so unusually clever as portrayed in these books? Or charismatic? Or just sweet and fluffy? I think all of the above is true!




I was so excited to do this storytime - I love ducks and was incredibly lucky to find an amazing craft! Yes, this is one of those storytimes that was built around a craft. But I had nothing to fear, there are a plethora of great duck books, songs, and rhymes!

Sommer Reading

I should skip a few steps ahead and add Eva Moore's picture book, Lucky Ducklings , to the classics shelf. This warm and gentle book is based on the true story of a mother duck and her five ducklings.