Duck! Rabbit! (Board book)
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
Now available as a board book! This New York Times bestselling children's book is a smart, simple story that will make readers of all ages eager to take a side.
From the award-winning team of author Amy Krouse Rosenthal and illustrator Tom Lichtenheld 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.
ENGAGING AND THOUGHT-PROVOKING: Children will love the fun story based on the classic duck/rabbit visual puzzle, while parents will appreciate the book's lessons about differing points of view and right versus wrong.
INCREDIBLE TALENT: Amy Krouse Rosenthal's award-winning children's books "radiate fun the way tulips radiate spring: they are elegant and spirit-lifting," according to the New York Times. Her 30+ books for kids include I Wish You More and Yes Day!, both illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld, and Dear Girl, Little Pea, Little Hoot, Little Oink, and Spoon. Tom Lichtenheld is a prolific creator and has illustrated many bestselling favorites, including Steam Train, Dream Train and several titles in the Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site series.
RAVE REVIEWS: This bestselling book has earned multiple starred reviews. Highlights include:
"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
"How cute is this? Really, really cute."—Booklist, starred review
- Parents, grandparents, and educators
- Fans of picture books like They All Saw a Cat, Hello Hello, Red is Best, and Where's the Duck?
- Gift givers looking for a fun, interactive family read aloud book
About the Author
Amy Krouse Rosenthal is a bestselling author of many books for children, including Little Pea and I Scream! Ice Cream! She lives in Chicago, Illinois.
Tom Lichtenheld is the author and illustrator of many New York Times bestselling books for young readers, including Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and Steam Train, Dream Train. He lives in Illinois.
“Deceptively simple and brilliantly executed.”-School Library Journal