Make Way for Ducklings


Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey won the Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children in 1941 and has been beloved my millions of readers. In this timeless classic, a mother duck, Mrs. Mallard, is sure that the pond in the Boston Public Gardens is the very best place to live with her eight little ducklings while she waits for Mr. Mallard to return from an exploring trip. She just isn’t sure how to get there through the crowded and dangerous streets of Boston. Thanks to some help from several faithful Boston police officers, Mrs. Mallard and her little ducklings Jack, Kack, Lack, Mack, Nack, Ouack, Pack, and Quack arrive safely at the pond in the Gardens where Mr. Mallard is waiting for them.

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