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25TH ANNIVERSARY LARGE FORMAT EDITION ON HIGH-GLOSS ART PAPER OF A PICTURE BOOK NURSERY CLASSIC THAT HELPED MILLIONS OF CHILDREN TO BECOME READERS. WRITTEN AND ILLUSTRATED BY ROBERT QUACKENBUSH, AUTHOR/ARTIST OF OVER 200 BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS, IT IS THE HILARIOUS TALE OF A DISASTER-PRONE DUCK, NAMED HENRY, WHO ATTEMPTS TO CHASE AN ANT OUT OF HIS HOUSE. ABOUT THE BOOK, REVIEWER STEVE COOPER (BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS, JUNE 2002) SAID, "HENRY THE DUCK HELPED MY CHILDREN BECOME READERS"..."MENTION OF HENRY RECALLS OUR FAMILY JUGGLING TOWERS OF TITLES ON LIBRARY TREKS, AND SWEET MOMENTS WHEN WE ALL SNUGGLED IN BED WITH A BOOK..." IN MAY 2005, THE MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW SAID,"SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY LIBRAIES WOULD BE WELL ADVISED TO TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO ONCE AGAIN HAVE HENRY'S AWFUL MISTAKE ON THEIR SHELVES AND AVAILABLE TO A NEW GENERATION OF BEGINNING READERS."
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Some time ago, Robert Quackenbush received a letter from a young reader who was puzzled by his name. "Are you really a duck?" the letter writer asked. Mr. Quackenbush decided right then and there to write stories about a disaster-prone duck named Henry. Henry's Awful Mistake is one of the first books in this very popular series about Henry's mishaps and how he deals with them.
Robert Quackenbush is the author / illustrator of more than 200 books for young readers. He has been awarded honors and prizes for his work, including a gold medal from the Holland Society of New York for distinction in art and literature. His art is in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum and the Smithsonian Institution. It is also on display in the gallery / studio he owns and runs in New York City. The place is fairly quacking with activity for, in addition to creating his books and paintings, Mr. Quackenbush teaches writing and illustrating there to children and adults.
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Book Description Robert Quackenbush Studios, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11097127570X
Book Description Robert Quackenbush Studios, 2005. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M097127570X