Summer 2009 Kids' List
“I love Duck! Rabbit! -- a great book about looking at things from different perspectives, both of them correct!”
— Susan Richmond, Inklings Bookshop, Yakima, WA
New York Times bestselling children's book!
Smart, simple story that will make readers of all ages eager to take a side: From the award-winning author of Little Pea, Little Hoot, and Little Oink comes a clever take on the age-old optical illusion: is it a duck or a rabbit? Depends on how you look at it! Readers will find more than just Amy Krouse Rosenthal's signature humor here; there's also a subtle lesson for kids who don't know when to let go of an argument.
• A fun story based on the classic duck/rabbit visual puzzle
• Book teaches a lesson on right versus wrong and differing points of view
• Written by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, the award-winning author of Little Pea, Little Hoot, and Little Oink; and illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld, creator of children's books including Everything I Know About Pirates
Fans of Red is Best, The Perfect Pet, and In My Opinion will love solving the eternal visual puzzle in Duck! Rabbit!
★ "The snappy dialogue makes for fine read-aloud. Duck? Rabbit? As kids will readily see, it depends on how you look at it." — Publishers Weekly, starred review
• Fun, interactive family read aloud book
• Books for kids ages 3 and up
• Picture books for preschool, kindergarten, and elementary students
About the Author
Amy Krouse Rosenthal is a Chicago-based writer. She is the author of Little Pea, Little Hoot, Little Oink, and several other books for children and adults.
Tom Lichtenheld works as both an advertising art director and as a creator of of children's books. He has written and illustrated several books, including Everything I Know About Pirates. He has also collaborated with Amy Krouse Rosenthal on The OK Book and It's Not Fair! He lives in Geneva, Illinois.
"Funny by any standard."--The New York Times Book Review
"How cute is this? Really, really cute."--Booklist, starred review
"...[a] modern twist on a classic form....Once youngsters solve this puzzle, they'll be clamoring for the next."-Kirkus Reviews
"This exercise in visual perception is both a great brainteaser and great fun."--The Horn Book
"You know when people refer to "a book for all ages?" .in [this] new picture book, the cliché proves true..Hop (or swim) and find a Duck! Rabbit! of your very own!"--BookPage
"The snappy dialogue makes for fine read-aloud.Duck? Rabbit? As kids will readily see, it depends on how you look at it."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
A New York Times Bestseller for 9 weeks!
"An incredible, playful children's book about a shape that could be either one. Is it a duck or a rabbit? Kids will love it."--Drew Barrymore