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Rain is falling, and these siblings know just how to enjoy it: raincoats, rubber boots, puddle jumping, swimming ducks, and wiggling worms! A thunderstorm sends the children scrambling for home and a cup of hot cocoa. Maybe it will rain again tomorrow!

From the acclaimed creators of Wild One, A Good Day for Ducks is a child-centered celebration of the joy that can be found
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Hardcover, 24 pages
Published September 21st 2018 by Pajama Press
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Michelle (FabBookReviews)

A Good Day for Ducks brings author Jane Whittingham and illustrator Noel Tauzon back together, after their cheerful rhyming picture book debut Wild One. Written and presented with the same sparkling liveliness as Wild One, A Good Day for Ducks is the wonderfully rhythmic, sing-song tale of siblings who show readers just how best to enjoy the rain- and how to make the most of cozy and fun indoor activities after the rain. I enjoy children's stories that utilize sounds and noise to great effect- l
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Barbara
Watercolor and ink illustrations complement a sweet story showing how two siblings spend a rainy day. After getting all geared up for the rainy weather, they venture out into nature where they observe worms and ducks and splash in the mud. Afterwards, they return home, get dry and warm, and draw what they saw on their trip outdoors. Of course, the sun begins to shine once again, promising even more adventures but of a different sort. I liked the positive depiction on what to do when it rains. Yo ...more
Tracey
Jan 08, 2019 rated it liked it
children's picture book (toddler/preschool)
large pages w/brief text full of action and sound words, still a tiny bit too long for my wiggly baby/toddler group to sit through.
Erin
Fun onomatopoetic words sprinkled throughout and sweet watercolor illustrations make for a nice addition to the pool of "rainy day" books.
Edward Sullivan
Jul 05, 2018 rated it liked it
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Celebrating the joys of a rainy day.
Alyssa Gudenburr
A great book about all the fun activities you can do in the rain. I really enjoyed the after activities of warm pajamas and hot chocolate. This would make a GREAT storytime book for a rainy day.
Megan - Alohamora Open a Book
The story chugs on at a great pace. It's a simple story, and would possibly make for a great rainy day storytime.
Marina
Dec 20, 2018 rated it liked it
Cute book, nice illustrations. And ducks! Would be perfect for the toddler age group due to the simplicity of the text and rhyming.
Alisha
Jan 15, 2019 rated it liked it
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Pretty pastel book that simply tells the story of a rainy day. I would have liked it better if it rhymed. Good for toddlers.
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Jane Whittingham is a picture book author, librarian, blogger and all-around book lover. She is passionate about cats, tea, sushi and travel. She is the author of Wild One (2017), A Good Day for Ducks (2018) and Queenie Quail Can't Keep Up (2019). You can catch up on all things Jane at her website, www.raincitylibrarian.ca.