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Duck Says Don't!. Alison Ritchie and Hannah George

3.56  ·  Rating Details ·  54 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
Goose has gone on holiday and left Duck in charge of her pond. But Duck is a bit too enthusiastic. Soon Duck has put up signs everywhere. Diving is forbidden! No swimming. But then all his friends start leaving. Will bossy Duck learn his lesson before it's too late?
Hardcover, 25 pages
Published March 1st 2012 by Little Tiger Press
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Esther Grace Watts
Duck says don’t!
By Alison Ritchie and Hannah George

Goose has gone on holiday and left Duck in charge to look after her pond. Duck is a bit too enthusiastic about having been put in charge, “No splashing! … No fishing!” he quacks. He puts up signs everywhere which makes his friends angry and they begin to leave the pond to play in the meadow. He is sad that his friends have left, and after realising he has been a bossy duck and puts up new signs apologising and asking his friends, the dragonflies
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CM
Oct 31, 2015 CM rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

I read this to my nephew at the library and a second kid wandered over to listen to the end. This is why I went ahead and gave it four stars instead of three because I believe a children's book should be judged by both child and adult, and they obviously enjoyed it. The illustrations were bright and included several 'hidden' details that encourage participation. The kids clearly understood the theme of the book, (A four-year-old could tell me how Duck was being mean, and why the others were upse
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Alyson (Kid Lit Frenzy)
I feel like I read this one before or maybe I saw the F&G of it months ago. I don't know. Anyway, Duck wants quiet and with all of the other farm animals stopping by it is anything but quiet. When Duck finally gets his way, the quiet might not be exactly what he wants.
Karlie Bevan
I liked this book. It is funny and entertaining but it teaches children to respect others and treat people right.
Jennifer Parker
Aug 30, 2016 Jennifer Parker rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Cute idea about not getting carried away otherwise you risk ending up by yourself. Even when you think your doing a great job helping a friend out... would read again.
Jen
Oct 03, 2012 Jen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I thought this book was super cute. It can teach kids about bossyness and responsibility. It is short enough for bedtime or a read aloud.
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Dec 08, 2012 Chelsea rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Great for a bossy or rules storytime. Love the illustrations!
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a very cute, bossy duck learns his lesson
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