This 1949 Little Golden Book is reissued with pride to celebrate Richard Scarry's 100th birthday in 2019!This irresistible story about a duck who's afraid to swim--and his loyal friends who will do anything to help him get over his fear--is back in print in the Little Golden Book line! Originally published in 1949, it was one of Scarry's first projects for Golden Books and has stood the test of time. This fun read-aloud with adorable rabbit and duck characters is perfect for Easter baskets, baby showers, and year-round fun! It's sure to become a family storytime favorite!
Kathryn and Byron Jackson wrote hundreds of classic stories, poems, and books for Golden Books, including The Saggy Baggy Elephant, Tawny Scrawny Lion, A Day at the Seashore, and Richard Scarry's The Animals' Merry Christmas.Richard Scarry (1919-1994) is one of the world's best-loved children's book creators EVER! After a stint in the army, Scarry showed his portfolio to one of the original editors at Golden Books in 1948. There he found the perfect home for his children's books. In his extraordinary career, Scarry illustrated over 150 books, many of which have never been out of print. His books have sold over 100 million copies around the world and are currently published in over twenty languages. No other illustrator has shown such a lively interest in the words and concepts of early childhood.