Five Little Ducks

Board Book | February 15, 1999

byRaffiIllustratorJose Aruego, Ariane Dewey

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First published in 1989, this charming Raffi Songs to Read/reg/ has fresh appeal as a board book that the youngest child can hold. With sweet illustrations by veteran children's book artists Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey, this lovely counting song will invoke squeals of delight from babies and toddlers. They'll love counting down as first five little ducks, then four, then three, then two, then one go out to play, not to return. Sadly, Mother Duck waits alone through all four seasons until spring returns and with it her five ducks, all grown up-along with their new families of baby ducks.

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Kids learn to count with Raffi in this classic song about five little ducks, then four, then three and so on. Mother Duck waits through all four seasons for her babies to grow up and eventually have families of their own. Five Little Ducks is a delight for animal-loving kids and parents.

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First published in 1989, this charming Raffi Songs to Read/reg/ has fresh appeal as a board book that the youngest child can hold. With sweet illustrations by veteran children's book artists Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey, this lovely counting song will invoke squeals of delight from babies and toddlers. They'll love counting down as fir...

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First published in 1989, this charming Raffi Songs to Read/reg/ has fresh appeal as a board book that the youngest child can hold. With sweet illustrations by veteran children's book artists Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey, this lovely counting song will invoke squeals of delight from babies and toddlers. They'll love counting down as fir...

Jose Aruego was born in Manila, the Philippines, on August 9, 1932. He completed a law degree at the University of the Philippines but chose a career as an illustrator instead. He moved to New York City in the l950's to attend Parsons School of Design. Aruego's first job after art school was pasting feathers on angel wings in an art st...

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Format:Board BookDimensions:32 pages, 5.25 × 6.7 × 0.68 inPublished:February 15, 1999Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0517800578

ISBN - 13:9780517800577

Appropriate for ages: Baby - 2

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From Our Editors

Kids learn to count with Raffi in this classic song about five little ducks, then four, then three and so on. Mother Duck waits through all four seasons for her babies to grow up and eventually have families of their own. Five Little Ducks is a delight for animal-loving kids and parents.

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Raffi lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Jose Aruego lives in New York City.
Ariane Dewey lives in New York City.