The Unexpected Love Story of Alfred Fiddleduckling

By Timothy Basil Ering
Illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering

A duckling lost at sea discovers his musical talent in this enchanting, heart-warming story from Timothy Basil Ering.

Through an exhilarating read-aloud text and extraordinary artwork, award-winning author-illustrator Timothy Basil Ering shares a thrilling and fantastical story of a farmer, a dancing dog, a fiddle, and one brave, tiny musical duckling that will warm the heart. Captain Alfred is sailing home with new ducks for his farm when his little boat is caught in an unexpected and mighty storm. Everything aboard the ship is flung to the far reaches of the sea, including the very special and beautiful duck egg he had nestled safely inside his violin case. But perhaps all is not lost...

  • A great read-aloud story with twists and turns along the journey to one very big, very happy ending.
  • A swirling, whirling musical story of adventure and miraculous reunions

About the author

Timothy Basil Ering is the illustrator of the Newbery Medal winner The Tale of Despereaux, written by Kate DiCamillo, as well as Finn Throws a Fit! written by David Elliott. He is also the acclaimed author-illustrator of The Story of Frog Belly Rat Bone, Necks Out for Adventure! and The Almost Fearless Hamilton Squidlegger. Timothy lives in Massachusetts, USA. Find him online at

ISBN: 9781406374278
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: February 1, 2017
Dimensions: 210 x 297mm, 48pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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