When Mama Duck says it's time to paddle across the pond, Little Quack doesn't want to leave the nest. With just a little more confidence in himself, Little Quack may wind up as the best swimmer of the bunch.
Author: Lauren Thompson is the author of several picture books, including the popular Mouse’s First series, Little Quack series, and the Wee Little series. She is also the author of the critically acclaimed The Apple Pie That Papa Baked as well as Leap Back Home to Me; Chew, Chew, Gulp!; and Hop, Hop, Jump! She lives with her husband and son in Brooklyn, New York.
- Illustrator: Derek Anderson has created more than twenty-five books for children since illustrating Little Quack. He has illustrated books by Lydia Maria Child, Judy Sierra, Jane Yolen, David Hochman and Ruth Kennison and the award-winning Hot Rod Hamster series written by Cynthia Lord. Derek has written eleven books including Gladys Goes Out to Lunch, Ten Pigs: An Epic Bath Adventure, Ten Hungry Pigs, Croc and Ally: Friends Forever, Croc and Ally: Fun, Fun, Fun!, What About Harry? and his forthcoming chapter book Benny McGee and the Shark: The Shark Report.
Derek’s books have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list, the Publishers Weekly bestseller list, Bank Street College’s Best Books of the year lists and garnered awards including the National Parenting Publication Gold Award, the CBC Children's Choice Award, the Parents' Choice Award, the state of Wyoming’s Buckaroo Award, the state of Mississippi’s Magnolia Award and the South Carolina Picture Book Award.
Derek lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his wife, Cheryl, and their dog, Louie.
A best-selling book from Little Simon
Interest Level: 1 – 4 years-old
Reading Level: Preschool – Kindergarten
Board Book, 32 pages, 6" x 1" x 6"
Bargain book, very limited quantities only, so when they're gone, they're gone –new book, however some books may have minor scuffs or marks on cover.