10 Little Rubber Ducks

(1 reviews with an average rating of 4 out of 5)

Publisher: Collins Children's Books

This book was inspired by a true story. In 1992, when a storm hit a cargo ship from China en route to Seattle, a container with 29,000 rubber ducks inside was swept overboard. The ducks subsequently astonished scientists by being washed ashore all over the world.

Some even successfully navigated the Bering Strait, floating past numerous ice-bergs and rounding the Northern coast of Greenland before traversing the Atlantic Ocean.

Eric Carle sweeps the reader along on a delightfully atmospheric tour of animals, opposites, numbers and directions – all illustrated in his trademark bold, expansive and utterly absorbing style. There's even a surprise on the last page when one little rubber duck finds his voice!

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