Farmer Duck Paperback
Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury
A hardworking duck is rescued from life with a lazy farmer in this award-winning picture book classic from Owl Babies author, Martin Waddell, and Bear Hunt illustrator, Helen Oxenbury. In this Kate Greenaway Medal and Kurt Maschler Award-winning modern classic, two of the most celebrated picture book creators of our time tell the story of a hardworking duck, who has the very bad luck of living with a lazy farmer.
The duck cooks and cleans, tends the fields and cares for the other animals on the farm - and all while the famer lies in bed!
That is until the day the animals decide to take action ...and come to the rescue with a simple, but heroic plan.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 40 pages, colour illustrations
- Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 04/09/1995
- Category: Picture books
- ISBN: 9780744536607
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Review by judychadwick
Farmer duck slaves away on a farm while the farmer does nothing. The other farm animals rebel, saving the duck and forcing the farmer to work.
Review by mrcmyoung
Duck works for a lazy farmer who makes him do all the work, until the animals come up with a plan to get rid of the farmer. A very funny story good to read aloud with little ones, who will enjoy participating with the repetitive text.