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Franklin and the Duckling

(Franklin the Turtle)

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Franklin knows he's not allowed another pet, but when he finds a lone duckling he can't resist bringing his new friend home. When the duckling turns his bedroom into a regular aquatic habitat, Franklin must ask himself: does he really want another pet after all?

This Level 2 first reader contains longer stories, varied sentences, increased vocabulary, more difficult visual
Paperback, 32 pages
Published August 1st 2007 by Kids Can Press (first published June 1st 2006)
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A book in the Franklin the Turtle series. Fun and cute.
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Genre: Fiction Reading level: Ages 4-8
“Franklin can tie his shoes. Franklin can count by twos.” In this episode from the popular children’s show, Franklin can’t help wanting to add to his collection of pets. When he and Bear find a lost duckling, Franklin decides to keep it despite his mother’s wishes. The duckling does not take to domestic life, and Franklin learns that sometimes his best intentions are not enough. A happy ending is had by all when the duckling’s family comes to retrieve i
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Franklin is a turtle and in his books he learns various adventures of growing up. Often time with his many friends he has within his neighborhood. His best friend is Bear.

In this one Franklin asks for another pet other than his goldfish. But his parents says 'no'. While he and Bear are swimming they find a lost duckling. The duckling follow Franklin all day and then follows him home. So he thinks he can 'hide' him as his pet. He soon learns that a pet is a lot of work.
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