It's time for diving lessons, but Little Loon is too nervous. When Papa shows him how to tuck in his feathers and dip down into the water, Little Loon rushes away without trying. But then&150GRUFFLE, SNUFFLE, GROWL!&150things become even more startling when Papa's not close by. And as Little Loon hears the reassuring call of his father, he's finally ready to take his first dive.
This warm, genuine tale of fatherly guidance and support is just right for Father's Day&150or any day when a young reader is on the verge of learning a new skill.Dawdle Duckling, was dubbed "smile-provoking" by Booklist and "immensely satisfying" by Publishers Weekly.
|Publisher:||Penguin Young Readers Group|
|Product dimensions:||8.41(w) x 10.28(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Age Range:||3 - 7 Years|
About the Author
Adventure Annie Goes to Kindergarten, The Sea Chest, and the Caldecott Honor winner One Cool Friend. She and her husband, Ken, divide their time between Sarasota, Florida and Buxton, Maine.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Little Loon and Papa's rhythmic text begs to be read aloud -- and read along with. The soft, richly colored illustrations bring a Maine lake and its inhabitants right into the reader's home. Children will identify with Little Loon, and cheer!