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Duck on a Tractor

By David Shannon   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545619417 Hardcover
40 Pages | 8.8" x 11.26" | Ages 4 to 8

Bestselling Caldecott Honor artist David Shannon is back with a companion book to Duck on a Bike!

David Shannon’s wildly popular, award-winning Duck on a Bike left children begging him to tell them another story about Duck after seeing him pictured alongside a shiny red tractor. Now Duck is back and turning the farm upside down!

Flushed with the success of his trailblazing bike ride around the farm, Duck decides he’s ready to drive the tractor. As in the bestselling Duck on a Bike, all the barnyard animals share their humorous comments as they watch Duck do the unthinkable. Then, one by one, they join him on the tractor for a ride!

But what happens when Duck drives the big red tractor through town, past the popular diner where all the locals are having lunch? What will those folks really think when they see Duck and all the other animals riding around on Farmer O’Dell’s tractor?

Filled with entertaining detail and sly jokes, readers will pore over each picture again and again. Picture book perfect!

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Duck on a Tractor

*"An energetic, laugh-out-loud tale that’s a worthy companion to Duck’s first big adventure." —School Library Journal, starred review

Praise for Duck on a Bike

"…the result is one swell read-aloud, packed with freewheeling fun." —Publishers Weekly

"This delightful story will have youngsters chiming in on the repeated phrases and predicting, in no time, what will happen next, and the many animal sounds provide ample opportunities for role-playing." —School Library Journal