Lucky Duck (Hardcover)

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Lucky Duck (Hardcover)


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Susan thinks she has bad luck, but she's truly a lucky duck. This charming story shows how things can turn out for the best when you least expect it.

— Rae Ann

From Geisel Award-winning author Greg Pizzoli comes a hilarious picture book about a duck who learns just how lucky she is.

Susan the duck has the worst luck. Her rollerskates are two sizes too big. She's lost her favorite marble. And she's run out of pickles. 
But with each unfortunate discovery, Wolf shows up with a gift she's won. Her luck has turned around . . . hasn't it? Come see just how lucky Susan is, in this slyly funny story about finding luck when you least expect it.

Geisel Award-winning creator Greg Pizzoli delivers another rib-tickling picturebook that will have kids howling with laughter.
Greg Pizzoli is the creator of the Baloney and Friends graphic novel series, as well as the author and illustrator of the award-winning picture booksThe Watermelon Seed, Good Night Owl, and The Book Hog. He also writes nonfiction for kids, including the New York Times Best Illustrated title Tricky Vic, and he is the illustrator of the Jack series by Mac Barnett. Greg Pizzoli works in a studio he shares with his wife, Kay Healy, who is a printmaker and fiber artist. They live in South Philadelphia with their two daughters, dog, and cats.
Product Details ISBN: 9780593649770
ISBN-10: 059364977X
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: February 6th, 2024
Pages: 48
Language: English
"It’s a lucky thing indeed that this book is as great a joy to read aloud as it is." —Kirkus Reviews

"A briskly told story whose baddie’s comeuppance is reminiscent of Home Alone." —Publishers Weekly

"This amusing, clever take on familiar tropes will be a favorite in storytimes and homes." —The Horn Book

"The charming illustrations....are packed with diverting details and hilariously capture the physical humor when everything comes to a head. An entertaining exercise in seeing setbacks from a different perspective." —Booklist

“This picture book invites a read-aloud or solo read for a stronger reader….will have kids giggling in relief.” —The Bulletin