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Make Way for Ducklings ❰Reading❯ ➹ Make Way for Ducklings Author Robert McCloskey – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk This classic tale of the famous Mallard ducks of Boston is available for the first time in a full sized paperback edition Awarded the Caldecott Medal in , Make Way for Ducklings has been described as This classic tale of the famous Mallard ducks of Boston is available for the first time in a full sized paperback edition Awarded the Caldecott Medal in , Make Way for Ducklings has been described as one of the merriest picture books ever The New York Times Ideal for reading aloud, this book deserves a place of honor on every child s bookshelf.


10 thoughts on “Make Way for Ducklings

  1. Alex Alex says:

    The Big Chill Except With The Ducklings From Make Way For Ducklings, Now All Grown Up is what I originally was going to post for this review but then I was like you know who likes ridiculous things with extremely long titles is McSweeney s, I should see if they want this, and they did Here are the Duckling things I didn t cover a my kid thinks all cops are named Michael nowb here is a funny tweet c this book is very famous amongst Bostonians and all babies born in Boston automatically get The Big Chill Except With The Ducklings From Make Way For Ducklings, Now All Grown Up is what I originally was going to post for this review but then I was like you know who likes ridiculous things with extremely long titles is McSweeney s, I should see if they want this, and they did Here are the Duckling things I didn t cover a my kid thinks all cops are named Michael nowb here is a funny tweet c this book is very famous amongst Bostonians and all babies born in Boston automatically get like five copies of it from various cousins This is for good reasons c.1 there are not many famous things from Boston, it s pretty much this and Aerosmith, western Mass tries to take credit for the Pixies too but it doesn t always workc.2 Make Way For Ducklings is oddly specific in its Boston geography It s practically a tour guide.Anyway the result is that there s a statue of the ducklings on Boston Common and here s my kid with them, following my general rule of Always Post A Picture Of Your Cute Ass Kid, People Seem To Like That.My friend Joanne below reminds me that there s even an annual Duckling Parade in Boston May 12 for 2019 at which, I assume, toddlers run into traffic


  2. Hilary Hilary says:

    A beautifully illustrated story about two mallards who are searching for the perfect place to raise a family Although they don t pick an ideal place everyone does their best to help the ducks when the ducklings arrive A happy story about ducks raising a family and living in a built up area.Borrowed from openlibrary.


  3. Book Concierge Book Concierge says:

    5 and a Mr and Mrs Mallard search for a good home in which to raise their brood It must be safe from foxes and turtles, have water to swim in, and a good source of food They find the perfect place just in time This is a perennial favorite for children and their parents I have many fond memories of sitting before the television, watching in rapt attention as Captain Kangaroo read this book to us Oh, how I loved the story of how Policeman Michael and the other people ensured the safety 5 and a Mr and Mrs Mallard search for a good home in which to raise their brood It must be safe from foxes and turtles, have water to swim in, and a good source of food They find the perfect place just in time This is a perennial favorite for children and their parents I have many fond memories of sitting before the television, watching in rapt attention as Captain Kangaroo read this book to us Oh, how I loved the story of how Policeman Michael and the other people ensured the safety of Mrs Mallard and her brood Jack, Kack, Lack, Mack, Nack, Ouack, Pack and Quack, as they crossed busy streets, waddled past coffee shops and book stores, and finally made their way to the Public Gardens, for a reunion with Mr Mallard who waited patiently on the little island in the pond It s an absolute delight to revisit this story and my adult self is muchable to appreciate the wonderfully detailed illustrations


  4. Suzanne Suzanne says:

    This is probably one of my all time favorites I live near Boston and am very familiar with the Public Garden They have installed Make Way for Duckling sculptures there which any visitor to Boston might enjoy seeing.


  5. Kaylin (The Re-Read Queen) Kaylin (The Re-Read Queen) says:

    3.5 Stars I adore the art in this book and it s just so stinking cute Small fry loved counting the ducklings and reading off their names But the ending also feels really abrupt after soooo much build up


  6. Ronyell Ronyell says:

    image error Make Way for Ducklings is a Caldecott Medal award winning book by Robert McCloskey and it is about how a family of ducks tries to live in the city of Boston Make Way for Ducklings is a brilliant classic book that children will read over and over again.Robert McCloskey has done a superb job at both illustrating and writing this book Robert McCloskey makes this book extremely cute as it is simply about a family of ducks trying to adjust to life in the city Both children and par image error Make Way for Ducklings is a Caldecott Medal award winning book by Robert McCloskey and it is about how a family of ducks tries to live in the city of Boston Make Way for Ducklings is a brilliant classic book that children will read over and over again.Robert McCloskey has done a superb job at both illustrating and writing this book Robert McCloskey makes this book extremely cute as it is simply about a family of ducks trying to adjust to life in the city Both children and parents can easily relate to the duck family as they try to find a suitable place to live and parents and children can relate to their own experiences about moving to a new place to live and trying to adjust to the different settings of their new home Also, Robert McCloskey brilliantly defines the true meaning of friendship in this book as Michael, the policeman, tries his best to help out the ducklings get settled in their new home and some families do have a best friend in their lives whenever they are trying to settle into a new home and someone comes and tries to help them get adjusted into their new environment Robert McCloskey s illustrations are extremely beautiful as he makes the ducks and ducklings look realistic and beautiful and the images are mainly in black and white colors, indicating the old fashioned feel of this book Make Way for Ducklings is a fantastic book about the trials of moving to a new place that many children and parents can easily relate to and will be a family favorite for many years I would recommend this book to children ages five and up since the length of this book might bore smaller children.Review is also on Rabbit Ears Book Blog


  7. April April says:

    Warning CONTAINS SPOILERS My reading of Make Way for Ducklings is not seeped in nostalgia like some readers experiences might be at a later age Because of this, I might have the advantage or disadvantage of recognizing some questionable plot holes that thesentimental reader might overlook Mr and Mrs Mallard open our story by flying over beautiful New England scenery with plenty of lakes, woods, and fields looking for a place to raise their family Because there might be natural p Warning CONTAINS SPOILERS My reading of Make Way for Ducklings is not seeped in nostalgia like some readers experiences might be at a later age Because of this, I might have the advantage or disadvantage of recognizing some questionable plot holes that thesentimental reader might overlook Mr and Mrs Mallard open our story by flying over beautiful New England scenery with plenty of lakes, woods, and fields looking for a place to raise their family Because there might be natural predators in, well, nature, they press onward toward the naturally safer choice to raise babies in the heart of an east cost Metropolis Landing on an island in a lake in the middle of a city park, The Mallards delight in the free peanuts city slickers toss at them and exclaim that this right here is the good life note ducks should not eat peanuts That is, until they almost get run over by a bicycle No good We can t have our babies squished Let s press on, they agree Spotting another island this time in the Charles River , The Mallards make the split second decision of, Yes let s just stay here Good thing Cause those eggs be comin The Mallards hang at their new island home, occasionally paddling over to the mainland to hang with their new police officer friend, Michael, who, you guessed it, feeds them peanuts After a few days, the eggs hatch into eight gorgeous ducklings named Jack, Kack, Lack, Mack, Nack, Ouack, Pack, and Quack Nope, not kidding Jack and Mack lucked out, Quack is going to be forever teased at Duck School Imagine if you were named Yell and Ouack will forever reflect on the fact that his parents didn t give a damn about his name, so long as they maintained their cute ABC trend Right after hatching, Daddy Duck thinks it s an excellent time to do some exploring But, he says, I ll meet you in a week at the Public Garden or the first island the Mallards encountered in Boston Note he doesn t say, I ll be back in a week, hang tight, he says, Please take our eight newborns on a dangerous excursion through the streets of Boston Even though I can fly Luckily, Momma Mallard has taught the ducklings how to walk in a line, which is really the only necessary life skill for city ducklings That paired with, of course, the jolly bobby Michael get the ducklings safely across their first street With a HUGE sense of urgency, Michael then phones the other policemen of the town saying, Dudes, there are ducks on a mission in Boston we gotta start closing down some streets Meanwhile, Momma Mallard struts around with a spring in her waddle as men and women praise her ability to keep her ducks in a row She leads her gang through intersections like she owns the town, as numerous cops stop traffic to let them peep by Once safely in the Public Garden, Mr Mallard greets them with a subtle, What took you so long while all the baby ducklings are wide eyed and sallow faced, wishing they could have spent the day hunting for beetles instead of nearly loosing Nack at the intersection of Churchill and Main In the end, The Mallards decide to stay at the Public Gardens, because they liked eating peanuts all day, and the bicycles aren t really THAT bad, right Not like those foxes out in nature.A beautifully illustrated book that highlights the complexities of sink or swim parenting, city dwelling wildlife, and misconceptions about waterfowl diets


  8. One Code 431 One Code 431 says:

    The art is beautiful and the story was quite nice


  9. Abigail Abigail says:

    Mr and Mrs Mallard search for the ideal spot in which to raise a family in this delightful picture book, which won Robert McCloskey the prestigious Caldecott Medal for his illustrations in 1942 Flying over Boston, they alight on the pond in the Public Garden, only to decide that this is not the place for raising babies when they are almost run over by a young bicyclist on one of the park paths Moving on to a small island in the Charles River, they raise their brood of ducklings, intending to Mr and Mrs Mallard search for the ideal spot in which to raise a family in this delightful picture book, which won Robert McCloskey the prestigious Caldecott Medal for his illustrations in 1942 Flying over Boston, they alight on the pond in the Public Garden, only to decide that this is not the place for raising babies when they are almost run over by a young bicyclist on one of the park paths Moving on to a small island in the Charles River, they raise their brood of ducklings, intending to return to the Public Garden with them at a later date But when Mrs Mallard eventually does begin to escort her ducklings from the river to the park she encounters an unexpected obstacle, in the form of human traffic How will they get to their destination with so many cars and trucks whizzing by Fortunately the ducks friend, Policeman Michael, is nearby, and comes to the natural conclusion the people of Boston will simply have to make wayA perennial favorite since the time it was first published, Make Way for Ducklings pairs a charming tale of an anatine family trying to make a home for themselves in a human dominated landscape, with lovely black and white artwork that perfectly captures their sweet journey of discovery Although I did not discover McCloskey s classic as a young child how I wish that I had, as I would have taken its troupe of fluffy little ducklings entirely to heart I m glad I finally had a chance to read it, as part of my Caldecott project The story is sweetly engaging, with an appealing cast of water fowl what is it about these ducklings, that they always seem to be in danger and has a happy ending that will leave young readers feeling content The artwork, which was well worthy of the accolades it won, provides quite a bit of viewing pleasure, with its depiction of the Mallard family, and of the city of Boston It s easy to see why this has become such a picture book classic


  10. midnightfaerie midnightfaerie says:

    I m a big fan of McCloskey ever since I read the Homer books when I was a kid So I was pleasantly surprised to find this book in our school supplies for our charter school this year Nice to see some diversity in the language arts lesson plans Unfortunately, or rather fortunately , my 5 yr old tested out of Kindergarten and into first grade, so we ll be sending the materials back and waiting for our first grade materials In the meantime, I m going through and reading all the books to the kid I m a big fan of McCloskey ever since I read the Homer books when I was a kid So I was pleasantly surprised to find this book in our school supplies for our charter school this year Nice to see some diversity in the language arts lesson plans Unfortunately, or rather fortunately , my 5 yr old tested out of Kindergarten and into first grade, so we ll be sending the materials back and waiting for our first grade materials In the meantime, I m going through and reading all the books to the kids from the Reading lesson plans, many of which seem to have Caldecott awards This one had an award too, and it was easy to see why from the old fashioned pictures that had so much detail My son and I loved reading this one together over breakfast Probably could be considered a level 2 reading book, and so my son could have read it on his own, however, sometimes reading together is just so much fun, and this author has always been a favorite of mine


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10 thoughts on “Make Way for Ducklings

  1. Alex Alex says:

    The Big Chill Except With The Ducklings From Make Way For Ducklings, Now All Grown Up is what I originally was going to post for this review but then I was like you know who likes ridiculous things with extremely long titles is McSweeney s, I should see if they want this, and they did Here are the Duckling things I didn t cover a my kid thinks all cops are named Michael nowb here is a funny tweet c this book is very famous amongst Bostonians and all babies born in Boston automatically get The Big Chill Except With The Ducklings From Make Way For Ducklings, Now All Grown Up is what I originally was going to post for this review but then I was like you know who likes ridiculous things with extremely long titles is McSweeney s, I should see if they want this, and they did Here are the Duckling things I didn t cover a my kid thinks all cops are named Michael nowb here is a funny tweet c this book is very famous amongst Bostonians and all babies born in Boston automatically get like five copies of it from various cousins This is for good reasons c.1 there are not many famous things from Boston, it s pretty much this and Aerosmith, western Mass tries to take credit for the Pixies too but it doesn t always workc.2 Make Way For Ducklings is oddly specific in its Boston geography It s practically a tour guide.Anyway the result is that there s a statue of the ducklings on Boston Common and here s my kid with them, following my general rule of Always Post A Picture Of Your Cute Ass Kid, People Seem To Like That.My friend Joanne below reminds me that there s even an annual Duckling Parade in Boston May 12 for 2019 at which, I assume, toddlers run into traffic

  2. Hilary Hilary says:

    A beautifully illustrated story about two mallards who are searching for the perfect place to raise a family Although they don t pick an ideal place everyone does their best to help the ducks when the ducklings arrive A happy story about ducks raising a family and living in a built up area.Borrowed from openlibrary.

  3. Book Concierge Book Concierge says:

    5 and a Mr and Mrs Mallard search for a good home in which to raise their brood It must be safe from foxes and turtles, have water to swim in, and a good source of food They find the perfect place just in time This is a perennial favorite for children and their parents I have many fond memories of sitting before the television, watching in rapt attention as Captain Kangaroo read this book to us Oh, how I loved the story of how Policeman Michael and the other people ensured the safety 5 and a Mr and Mrs Mallard search for a good home in which to raise their brood It must be safe from foxes and turtles, have water to swim in, and a good source of food They find the perfect place just in time This is a perennial favorite for children and their parents I have many fond memories of sitting before the television, watching in rapt attention as Captain Kangaroo read this book to us Oh, how I loved the story of how Policeman Michael and the other people ensured the safety of Mrs Mallard and her brood Jack, Kack, Lack, Mack, Nack, Ouack, Pack and Quack, as they crossed busy streets, waddled past coffee shops and book stores, and finally made their way to the Public Gardens, for a reunion with Mr Mallard who waited patiently on the little island in the pond It s an absolute delight to revisit this story and my adult self is muchable to appreciate the wonderfully detailed illustrations

  4. Suzanne Suzanne says:

    This is probably one of my all time favorites I live near Boston and am very familiar with the Public Garden They have installed Make Way for Duckling sculptures there which any visitor to Boston might enjoy seeing.

  5. Kaylin (The Re-Read Queen) Kaylin (The Re-Read Queen) says:

    3.5 Stars I adore the art in this book and it s just so stinking cute Small fry loved counting the ducklings and reading off their names But the ending also feels really abrupt after soooo much build up

  6. Ronyell Ronyell says:

    image error Make Way for Ducklings is a Caldecott Medal award winning book by Robert McCloskey and it is about how a family of ducks tries to live in the city of Boston Make Way for Ducklings is a brilliant classic book that children will read over and over again.Robert McCloskey has done a superb job at both illustrating and writing this book Robert McCloskey makes this book extremely cute as it is simply about a family of ducks trying to adjust to life in the city Both children and par image error Make Way for Ducklings is a Caldecott Medal award winning book by Robert McCloskey and it is about how a family of ducks tries to live in the city of Boston Make Way for Ducklings is a brilliant classic book that children will read over and over again.Robert McCloskey has done a superb job at both illustrating and writing this book Robert McCloskey makes this book extremely cute as it is simply about a family of ducks trying to adjust to life in the city Both children and parents can easily relate to the duck family as they try to find a suitable place to live and parents and children can relate to their own experiences about moving to a new place to live and trying to adjust to the different settings of their new home Also, Robert McCloskey brilliantly defines the true meaning of friendship in this book as Michael, the policeman, tries his best to help out the ducklings get settled in their new home and some families do have a best friend in their lives whenever they are trying to settle into a new home and someone comes and tries to help them get adjusted into their new environment Robert McCloskey s illustrations are extremely beautiful as he makes the ducks and ducklings look realistic and beautiful and the images are mainly in black and white colors, indicating the old fashioned feel of this book Make Way for Ducklings is a fantastic book about the trials of moving to a new place that many children and parents can easily relate to and will be a family favorite for many years I would recommend this book to children ages five and up since the length of this book might bore smaller children.Review is also on Rabbit Ears Book Blog

  7. April April says:

    Warning CONTAINS SPOILERS My reading of Make Way for Ducklings is not seeped in nostalgia like some readers experiences might be at a later age Because of this, I might have the advantage or disadvantage of recognizing some questionable plot holes that thesentimental reader might overlook Mr and Mrs Mallard open our story by flying over beautiful New England scenery with plenty of lakes, woods, and fields looking for a place to raise their family Because there might be natural p Warning CONTAINS SPOILERS My reading of Make Way for Ducklings is not seeped in nostalgia like some readers experiences might be at a later age Because of this, I might have the advantage or disadvantage of recognizing some questionable plot holes that thesentimental reader might overlook Mr and Mrs Mallard open our story by flying over beautiful New England scenery with plenty of lakes, woods, and fields looking for a place to raise their family Because there might be natural predators in, well, nature, they press onward toward the naturally safer choice to raise babies in the heart of an east cost Metropolis Landing on an island in a lake in the middle of a city park, The Mallards delight in the free peanuts city slickers toss at them and exclaim that this right here is the good life note ducks should not eat peanuts That is, until they almost get run over by a bicycle No good We can t have our babies squished Let s press on, they agree Spotting another island this time in the Charles River , The Mallards make the split second decision of, Yes let s just stay here Good thing Cause those eggs be comin The Mallards hang at their new island home, occasionally paddling over to the mainland to hang with their new police officer friend, Michael, who, you guessed it, feeds them peanuts After a few days, the eggs hatch into eight gorgeous ducklings named Jack, Kack, Lack, Mack, Nack, Ouack, Pack, and Quack Nope, not kidding Jack and Mack lucked out, Quack is going to be forever teased at Duck School Imagine if you were named Yell and Ouack will forever reflect on the fact that his parents didn t give a damn about his name, so long as they maintained their cute ABC trend Right after hatching, Daddy Duck thinks it s an excellent time to do some exploring But, he says, I ll meet you in a week at the Public Garden or the first island the Mallards encountered in Boston Note he doesn t say, I ll be back in a week, hang tight, he says, Please take our eight newborns on a dangerous excursion through the streets of Boston Even though I can fly Luckily, Momma Mallard has taught the ducklings how to walk in a line, which is really the only necessary life skill for city ducklings That paired with, of course, the jolly bobby Michael get the ducklings safely across their first street With a HUGE sense of urgency, Michael then phones the other policemen of the town saying, Dudes, there are ducks on a mission in Boston we gotta start closing down some streets Meanwhile, Momma Mallard struts around with a spring in her waddle as men and women praise her ability to keep her ducks in a row She leads her gang through intersections like she owns the town, as numerous cops stop traffic to let them peep by Once safely in the Public Garden, Mr Mallard greets them with a subtle, What took you so long while all the baby ducklings are wide eyed and sallow faced, wishing they could have spent the day hunting for beetles instead of nearly loosing Nack at the intersection of Churchill and Main In the end, The Mallards decide to stay at the Public Gardens, because they liked eating peanuts all day, and the bicycles aren t really THAT bad, right Not like those foxes out in nature.A beautifully illustrated book that highlights the complexities of sink or swim parenting, city dwelling wildlife, and misconceptions about waterfowl diets

  8. One Code 431 One Code 431 says:

    The art is beautiful and the story was quite nice

  9. Abigail Abigail says:

    Mr and Mrs Mallard search for the ideal spot in which to raise a family in this delightful picture book, which won Robert McCloskey the prestigious Caldecott Medal for his illustrations in 1942 Flying over Boston, they alight on the pond in the Public Garden, only to decide that this is not the place for raising babies when they are almost run over by a young bicyclist on one of the park paths Moving on to a small island in the Charles River, they raise their brood of ducklings, intending to Mr and Mrs Mallard search for the ideal spot in which to raise a family in this delightful picture book, which won Robert McCloskey the prestigious Caldecott Medal for his illustrations in 1942 Flying over Boston, they alight on the pond in the Public Garden, only to decide that this is not the place for raising babies when they are almost run over by a young bicyclist on one of the park paths Moving on to a small island in the Charles River, they raise their brood of ducklings, intending to return to the Public Garden with them at a later date But when Mrs Mallard eventually does begin to escort her ducklings from the river to the park she encounters an unexpected obstacle, in the form of human traffic How will they get to their destination with so many cars and trucks whizzing by Fortunately the ducks friend, Policeman Michael, is nearby, and comes to the natural conclusion the people of Boston will simply have to make wayA perennial favorite since the time it was first published, Make Way for Ducklings pairs a charming tale of an anatine family trying to make a home for themselves in a human dominated landscape, with lovely black and white artwork that perfectly captures their sweet journey of discovery Although I did not discover McCloskey s classic as a young child how I wish that I had, as I would have taken its troupe of fluffy little ducklings entirely to heart I m glad I finally had a chance to read it, as part of my Caldecott project The story is sweetly engaging, with an appealing cast of water fowl what is it about these ducklings, that they always seem to be in danger and has a happy ending that will leave young readers feeling content The artwork, which was well worthy of the accolades it won, provides quite a bit of viewing pleasure, with its depiction of the Mallard family, and of the city of Boston It s easy to see why this has become such a picture book classic

  10. midnightfaerie midnightfaerie says:

    I m a big fan of McCloskey ever since I read the Homer books when I was a kid So I was pleasantly surprised to find this book in our school supplies for our charter school this year Nice to see some diversity in the language arts lesson plans Unfortunately, or rather fortunately , my 5 yr old tested out of Kindergarten and into first grade, so we ll be sending the materials back and waiting for our first grade materials In the meantime, I m going through and reading all the books to the kid I m a big fan of McCloskey ever since I read the Homer books when I was a kid So I was pleasantly surprised to find this book in our school supplies for our charter school this year Nice to see some diversity in the language arts lesson plans Unfortunately, or rather fortunately , my 5 yr old tested out of Kindergarten and into first grade, so we ll be sending the materials back and waiting for our first grade materials In the meantime, I m going through and reading all the books to the kids from the Reading lesson plans, many of which seem to have Caldecott awards This one had an award too, and it was easy to see why from the old fashioned pictures that had so much detail My son and I loved reading this one together over breakfast Probably could be considered a level 2 reading book, and so my son could have read it on his own, however, sometimes reading together is just so much fun, and this author has always been a favorite of mine

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