Farmer Duck

By Martin Waddell

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.

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 3+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780744536607
  • Published: 04 Sep 1995
  • Price: £6.99
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  • Size: 250 x 230 mm
  • Pages: 40

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'This book will be bought for years.' The Independent on Sunday

'Marvellously expressive pictures and a satisfying text make this the outstanding picture book of the year.' The Sunday Times

'Helen Oxenbury’s illustrations speak volumes… They’re a perfect match for Martin Waddell’s equally excellent text.' Books for Keeps

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