Duck! Rabbit!: Amy Krouse Rosenthal & Tom Lichenheld

Duck! Rabbit!

Author/Illustrator: Amy Krouse Rosenthal & Tom Lichenheld
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Brief Summary: Two friends can’t agree on whether an animal is a duck or a rabbit.
Awards, Honors and Prizes:
Beehive Award, 2011′ ‘ Winner’ ‘ Picture Book’ ‘ Utah’ ” ‘
Borders Original Voices Award, 2009′ ‘ Finalist’ ‘ Kids & Teens’ ‘ United States’ ” ‘
Colorado Children”s Book Award, 2011′ ‘ Runner-up’ ‘ Picture Books’ ‘ Colorado’ ” ‘
Grand Canyon Reader Award, 2012′ ‘ Winner’ ‘ Picture Book’ ‘ Arizona’ ” ‘
iParenting Media Award, 2009′ ‘ Winner’ ” ‘ United States’ ” ‘
Monarch Award: Illinois” K-3 Children”s Choice Award, 2012′ ‘ Second Place’ ‘ Grades K-3’ ‘ Illinois’ ” ‘
National Parenting Publications Award, 2009′ ‘ Gold’ ‘ Books For Preschoolers & Up’ ‘ United States’ ” ‘
Parents” Choice Award, 2009′ ‘ Silver’ ‘ Picture Books’ ‘ United States’ ” ‘
A Baker’s Dozen: The Best Children’s Books for Family Literacy, 2010 ; Pennsylvania Center for the Book
Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2010 ; Bank Street College of Education
Best Childrens Books, 2009 ; January Magazine
Booklist Book Review Stars , Apr. 1, 2009 ; American Library Association
Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2009 ; American Library Association
Children’s Catalog Supplement to Nineteenth Edition, 2009 ; H. W. Wilson Company
Choices, 2010 ; Cooperative Children’s Book Center
Kids Reading List, 2010 ; Oprah/ALSC
Notable Children’s Books, 2010 ; ALSC American Library Association
Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Books, 2009
Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars, March 23, 2009 ; Cahners

Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:

  • What does the animal look like to you?  Pair with It Looks Like Spilt Milk or other optical illusion books.
  • Discuss cloud shapes.

Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc.   

Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library

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