Super Duck

( 1 )
Sending request ...

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Beverley Fahey
Duck is back and has donned a red cape and a blue mask to prove that he is Super Duck. Much to the chagrin of his ever-patient friends, Sheep, Goat, and Frog, Duck tries to use his super powers to make a newly fashioned kite fly. Heaving it skyward does not work nor does tying it to the back of his truck. When a gust of wind stirs the kite it also invites disaster as it carries Frog aloft. But Super Duck comes to the rescue and in the nick of time not only saves Frog but also creates a hero in Super Duck. Alborough's illustrations are brimming with vitality and humor. The panels used on several pages are reminiscent of comic book hero adventures. The brisk rhyming text sets the pace for the wildly funny adventure that will leave kids not only wanting to read it again but also begging for more from Duck and his delightful buddies. Reviewer: Beverley Fahey
School Library Journal

K-Gr 2

After reading Super Duck , Duck dons a cape and mask and tries a variety of ways to get Goat's kite up in the air. His friends patiently let him try his own ideas, like using a truck to fly the kite, before coming up with their own conventional solutions. Finally the superhero comes through with an unexpected maneuver. Alborough's short, amusing rhyming couplets keep the text moving along fluidly, making the book a good choice for storytimes. Each spread has several panels of illustrations, which will remind readers of other, more successful superheroes. The characters' movements and energy sometimes cause them to break out of the boundaries of their panels, creating a dynamic feel. All in all, this funny book is about friendship-the protagonist is allowed his individuality, but is supported when things don't work out. A gem.-Susan E. Murray, Glendale Public Library, AZ

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933605890
  • Publisher: Kane/Miller Book Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/28/2009
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 979,650
  • Age range: 3 - 6 Years
  • Product dimensions: 11.30 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(1)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)