Author(s): Jez Alborough (Illustrator)
Watch out! Here comes Duck in a brand new edition of the first book in the million copy bestselling series! (This ebook is optimised for Kindle and is best read on a tablet such as the Kindle Fire. We recommend you download a sample to your device before purchase.) This is the tale of a duck in a truck -a truck that was stuck in some yucky brown muck.A sheep in a jeep and a frog in a bushsaw the truck stuck and gave it a push.But the truck stayed stuck!What now, can you guess?Could a goat in a boatget them out of this mess?
'With a nod to Dr. Seuss and a wink to John Burningham, Jez Alborough deals an irresistible lesson in rhyme and rhythm as well as storytelling, which is hugely entertaining.' Child Education Reviews for Duck in the Truck: 'Rhyme, illustration, wit and inventiveness combine to produce outstanding quality.' TES Primary 'Alborough's text is perfect for reading out loud and the mix of close-up and panoramic illustrations give an animated, live-action feel.' Junior 'Colourful, arresting and busting with action.' Child Education Praise for Hit the Ball Duck: 'A really great story; the best Duck book so far.' The Guardian
Jez was born in Kingston upon Thames in 1959. He went to art school in Norwich and then set about entering the competitve world of children's books. Jez has now written and illustrated over thirty picture books for children, he was runner up of the 1985 Mother Goose Award with his first book Bare Bear. Jez lives in London with his Danish wife.