The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse (Hardcover)

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By Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
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Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen, known for their numerous high humor children’s books have once again combined their wit and skillful illustrations for the masterpiece that is The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse. When Mouse discovers he has been swallowed by Wolf, he is filled with bewilderment until he meets Duck. These unlikely friends soon bond in their shared experience and decide to make the best of their situation. The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse is a wonderful addition to the library of Barnett and Klassen, and will delight perennial and new fans alike. -Teasha

— From Winter Gazette 2017

Description


This is a story about a duck and mouse who get swallowed by a wolf, and then decide to live in his belly.

Early one morning a mouse met a wolf
and was quickly gobbled up.

When a woeful mouse is swallowed by a wolf, he quickly learns he is not alone: a duck has already set up digs, and, boy, has that duck got it figured out Turns out it's pretty nice in there, with delicious food and elegant table settings, courtesy of the wolf's unchecked gluttony. And there's something even better: no more fear of being eaten by a wolf In fact, life is pretty good, until a hunter shows up. . . . With a nod to traditional fables and a wink to the reader, the award-winning Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen offer a tale of cooperation and creative cuisine that is sure to go down easy.

About the Author


Mac Barnett is the author of three books illustrated by Jon Klassen: Extra Yarn, which won a Caldecott Honor and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award; Sam and Dave Dig a Hole, which won a Caldecott Honor and an E. B. White Award; and Triangle. With Jory John, he is the co-author of the New York Times best-selling series The Terrible Two. Mac Barnett lives in California. Jon Klassen is the author-illustrator of I Want My Hat Back, a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book; This Is Not My Hat, winner of the Caldecott Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal; and We Found a Hat. He also illustrated two Caldecott Honor Books, Sam and Dave Dig a Hole and Extra Yarn, as well as Triangle, all written by Mac Barnett. Jon Klassen lives in Los Angeles.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780763677541
ISBN-10: 076367754X
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Publication Date: October 10th, 2017
Pages: 40
Language: English