- Number of Pages: 64
- Genre: Juvenile Fiction
- Sub-Genre: Social Themes
- Series Title: Duck, Duck, Porcupine Book
- Format: Hardcover
- Publisher: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books
- Age Range: 4-8 Years
- Book theme: Friendship
- Author: Salina Yoon
- Language: English
About the Book"Loud and in-charge Big Duck, quiet and clever Little Duck, and friendly and gentle Porcupine are back in another charming trio of stories"--
Salina Yoon continues her Geisel Honor-winning early reader series starring Big Duck, Little Duck, and Porcupine, perfect for fans of bestselling series like Elephant & Piggie, Ballet Cat, and Pig in a Wig.
Loud and in-charge Big Duck, quiet and clever Little Duck, and friendly and gentle Porcupine return in another delightful trio of stories. First, Big Duck and Porcupine are so busy building her lemonade stand that they forget one very important ingredient. Next, when Porcupine and Little Duck make a new friend Big Duck feels left out. Can they find a way to include everyone? And lastly, after Big Duck gets her kite stuck in a tree, Little Duck's smart suggestion will save the day! These three friends may be different, but they always find a way to have lots of fun.
Don't miss these other stories by Salina Yoon!
Duck, Duck, Porcupine series
Duck, Duck, Porcupine
My Kite Is Stuck! And Other Stories
That's My Book! And Other Stories
The Penguin series
Penguin and Pinecone
Penguin in Love
Penguin's Big Adventure
Penguin on Vacation
Penguin and Pumpkin
Penguin's Christmas Wish
The Bear and Floppy books
Bear's Big Day
"The simple digital art, bold, with thick black outlines and vivid colors, expertly uses facial expressions and body language to support the text." - Kirkus Reviews
"A step up from Mo Willems's "Elephant and Piggie" in reading level, Yoon's beginning reader is thoughtfully designed. . . . Cheerful, approachable, and thoughtfully created, this beginning reader will find a welcome home in public and school libraries." - School Library Journal
"[A] wonderfully engaging easy reader. The simply drawn digital cartoon characters exude personality and charm. . . . This collection of small dramas is just right for fledgling readers and perfect for read-alouds and reader's theater productions." - starred review, School Library Journal on DUCK, DUCK, PORCUPINE!
"A simple chapter book/graphic novel to engage the youngest new readers." - Kirkus Reviews on DUCK, DUCK, PORCUPINE!
"Novice readers will find success here. . . . Yoon's crisp, clean art has a coloring-book-like simplicity that will appeal to youngsters. . . . Kids (and the adults who work with them) can never have too many attractive, well-written beginning readers, and this trio of cuties is a welcome addition to the genre." - BCCB on DUCK, DUCK, PORCUPINE!
"A sweet, visually striking story of friendship and acceptance." - starred review, Booklist on BE A FRIEND
"This comforting story successfully addresses the common fear of storms for a young audience . . . This storm's impact has no lasting power against a family's love." - School Library Journal on STORMY NIGHT
"Readers will appreciate the graduating reassurances that range from self-soothing to group hugs . . . Youngsters will empathize with Bear and derive comfort from the loving togetherness his family displays while keeping the storm at bay." - Kirkus Reviews on STORMY NIGHT
"A terrific combination for preschoolers and early readers who will sympathize with Bear's competing desires." - The New York Times Book Review on FOUND
"A thoughtful, flawlessly executed exploration of theory of mind and emotional intelligence." - starred review, Publishers Weekly on FOUND
About the Author
Salina Yoon is an award-winning author/illustrator of nearly 200 books for children, such as Penguin and Pinecone, Penguin on Vacation, Penguin in Love, Penguin and Pumpkin, Penguin's Big Adventure, Penguin's Christmas Wish, Found, Stormy Night, Bear's Big Day, and Be a Friend, as well as the Duck, Duck, Porcupine chapter book series--including the Geisel Honor winner My Kite is Stuck!. She studied art and design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and now lives in San Diego with her family.