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 Duck duck moose
 Author: Sullivan, Mary

 Publisher:  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2021)

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: [32] p., col. ill., 21 x 26 cm

 BTSB No: 863590 ISBN: 9780358313496
 Ages: 3-6 Grades: K-1

 Subjects:
 Ducks -- Fiction
 Moose -- Fiction
 Missing persons -- Fiction
 Humorous fiction

Price: $21.58

Summary:
Duck, Duck, and Moose search high and low and get directions from some barnyard friends, but Goose is nowhere to be found. What are they to do when the day draws to a close and they are snuggling up for bed with no glimpse of Goose?


Reviews:
   Kirkus Reviews (-) (02/01/21)
   School Library Journal (02/01/21)
 The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (00/03/21)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 02/01/2021 PreS-K—Goose is gone and a young girl pleads with her friends, two ducks and moose, for help in finding their missing pal. The foursome ride through the farm on the tractor while other animals, like the horse and sheep, point them in the right direction. A gold key hung high in a tree appears to be an important clue to goose's disappearance, but after several humorous attempts to retrieve it, the ducks and moose land in the mud and return home without Goose. Sorrowfully, it's time for bath and bed. The next day everyone rejoices to find that Goose has returned, refreshed and happy after a vacation. This amusing book with a rhyming text delivered via repeating words and sentences will delight young children. Words like bonk, thud, thwack, and quack liven up the text and encourage readers to say the words out loud as the action develops. VERDICT This effusive book is an ideal read-aloud, but children will quickly feel comfortable attempting it on their own.—Anne Jung-Mathews, Plymouth State Univ., NH - Copyright 2021 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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