SWIM, DUCK, SWIM! ~
Book review and technical detail SWIM, DUCK, SWIM! ~ Susan Lurie , photographed Murray Head
|Technical detail of SWIM, DUCK, SWIM! ~|
|Title||SWIM, DUCK, SWIM! ~|
|author||Susan Lurie , photographed Murray Head|
|Category||Children's and Teen|
|Publisher||Feiwel & Friends|
|Publishing Date||1st January, 1970|
Standing in for any afraid preschooler faced with a new experience, a duckling goes through stages of affliction at affectionate advancement and again agitation afore assuredly demography a aboriginal plunge. Duckling has no agitation with self-expression: “I told you once. I told you twice. / I don’t like to get wet.” His animosity are reflected with amazing accuracy in Head’s (Frisky Brisky Hippety Hop, 2012) sunlit, close-up blush photos. Taken in New York City’s Central Park, the full-bleed pond-side scenes mostly affection a brace of developed mallards accessory to a down-covered hatchling who absolutely looks angry, stubborn, pensive, afraid and, at last, blithe acknowledgment to an adept eye and able angles of view. Lurie’s rhymed address reads with a accustomed rather than singsong accent and is set out on anniversary advance in a few curve or fractional curve that bout the accompanying account affably well. “I’m in the pond! Look at me! / Hooray! I’m not afraid!” A adolescence celebration portrayed aloof right. Both the archetypal claiming and the artistic accord go swimmingly. (Picture book. 3-5)
It's time for Duckling to jump in the water and do what ducks do―swim! But he doesn't want to get wet. He'd rather take a nap. And he's really, really mad that everyone keeps telling him what to do! Luckily, Mama and Papa Duck are very, very patient, and soon, Duckling will join his siblings in the pond. Here is a charming story, illustrated with exquisite, up-close photos, that will help young readers learn to swim―or try anything new.
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