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Grumpy Duck

By Joyce Dunbar
Illustrated by Petr Horacek

Can anyone cheer up Grumpy Duck? A funny farmyard tale illustrated by the award-winning Petr Horacek.

Duck is grumpy. The pond is dry and, even worse, there's a grey cloud following her around. Can any of Duck's friends cheer her up? A funny farmyard tale about friendship from Joyce Dunbar, illustrated by award-winning artist Petr Horacek with his trademark colourful flair.

  • “Petr Horacek is one funny guy, as well as a natural-born teacher and a whizz with a paintbrush. Put him down as the thinking tot’s Eric Carle.” Washington Post
  • A joyful and exuberant picture book perfect for cheering up any bad mood.
  • As of 30 June 2018 Petr has sold 4.4 million books.

About the author

Joyce Dunbar spent several years teaching literature to adults. Then, at the age of thirty-five, she decided to fulfil her childhood dream of writing and hasn’t looked back. She has had several books published by Walker Books including Baby Bird, Gander’s Pond, Panda’s New Toy, The Secret Friend, Shoe Baby and Tutti Frutti. Joyce lives in Norwich.

About the illustrator

Petr Horacek's bold and imaginative illustrations continue to captivate children and critics. His stories, often about loyalty and belonging, are told with an instinctive warmth and humour and are beautifully brought to life through his evocative use of colour and texture. He has won many awards around the world for classics such as Suzy Goose and A New House for Mouse and was shortlisted for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 2012. Visit Petr's website: www.petrhoracek.co.uk Petr lives in Worcester.

ISBN: 9781406382969
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: July 1, 2019
Dimensions: 245 x 270mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 01/07/19 at 01:15:00
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