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    Robert McCloskey (1914-2003) wrote and illustrated some of the most honored and enduring children's books ever published. He grew up in Hamilton, Ohio, and spent time in Boston, New York, and ultimately Maine, where he and his wife raised their two daughters. The first ever two-time Caldecott Medal winner, for Make Way for Ducklings and Time of Wonder, McCloskey was also awarded Caldecott Honors for Blueberries for Sal, One Morning in Maine, and Journey Cake, Ho! by Ruth Sawyer.  He was declared a Living Legend by the Library of Congress in 2000.  You can see some of his best-loved characters immortalized as statues in Boston's Public Garden and Lentil Park in Hamilton, Ohio.
    Mrs. Mallard was sure that the pond in the Boston Public Gardens would be a perfect place for her and her eight ducklings to live.  The problem was how to get them there through the busy streets of Boston.  But with a little help from the Boston police, Mrs. Mallard and Jack, Kack, Lack, Nack, Ouack, Pack, and Quack arive safely at their new home.
       This brilliantly illustrated, amusingly observed tale of Mallards on the move has won the hearts of generations of readers.  Awarded the
    Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children in 1941, it has since become a favorite of millions.

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    ISBN 9780670451494
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Classics
    Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 1-2 Ages 6-7
    Format Hardcover
    Publisher Date 1941-01-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Viking Childrens Books
    Height 12.25 in
    Wdth 9.5 in
    Thickness 0.25 in
    Unit weight 1.4 lb
    Language English
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors McCloskey, Robert

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      This book is a classic that transcends time. Your kids will love the pictures and the story.

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      A very sweet story and a must to read to your child before you visit Boston!

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      I was surprised to find two covers on the book. The first one was a regular one then the very top one had the Caldacat award sticker embossed on it. The book was in perfect condition. I was very pleased to give it to my friend's daughter as a birthday present.

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