Farmer Duck, Paperback Book
4.5 out of 5 (2 ratings)


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
  • Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
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  • Category: Picture books
  • ISBN: 9780744536607

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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.

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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.