Get swept away with 10 little rubber ducks! (Book with sound chip) Chuckedy-chuckedy-chuck goes the rubber duck machine. Out pop little yellow rubber ducks one after the other...A brand-new batch of rubber ducks is loaded on to a ship and sent off to be delivered to children everywhere. But when a storm strikes, 10 little ducks are tossed into the sea and swept away in 10 different directions - with some wonderfully unexpected adventures along the way. Come ride the waves as legendary children's book author and illustrator, Eric Carle, explores numbers, directions, opposites, geography, animals and more in an extraordinary interactive picture book, beautifully illustrated with his unique collage-style art. And for a final surprise, the last page contains a duck with a squeaking sound chip for a special treat at the end of the story!
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Ahoy! Here We Go
Around the World
with 10 Little Rubber Ducks
"Ducks overboard!" shouts the captain, as a giant wave washes a box of 10 little rubber ducks off his cargo ship and into the sea. The 10 little rubber ducks are swept away in various directions. One drifts west, where a friendly dolphin jumps over it. A whale sings to another. But, as the sun sets, the 10th little rubber duck is left all alone, bobbing helplessly on the big wide sea. Small readers and listeners will empathize with the little duck's plight -- and will rejoice at the heartwarming surprise ending.
In this poignant and funny story, illustrated with strikingly designed collages, Eric Carle also takes readers on an exciting voyage of discovery. Following the little ducks as they float to all parts of the globe, young explorers can see for themselves the meanings of directional words, and learn simple math concepts such as counting and the use of cardinal and ordinal numbers. Each creature the ducks meet is seen in its own habitat and behaves in a true-to-life manner, offering a very simple first view of biology and geography.
All aboard for a world of learning and fun!About the Author:
Eric Carle is a virtuoso of picture books for young children, best known for his enormously popular picture book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. He lives in Massachusetts, USA, where he has opened the acclaimed Eric Carles Museum of Picture Book Art to feature both his work and that of other esteemed children's book artists. You can visit him online at www.eric-carle.com
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Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007202423
Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 7202423
Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007202423