Five Little Ducks

Ian Beck s pictures expand this favourite counting rhyme into an exciting adventure, in which a wicked fox prowls along snatching one little duck after another.
Five Little Ducks Ian Beck s pictures expand this favourite counting rhyme into an exciting adventure in which a wicked fox prowls along snatching one little duck after another

  • Title: Five Little Ducks
  • Author: Ian Beck
  • ISBN: 9781846165795
  • Page: 339
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Five Little Ducks”

    1. A colourful picture book, based on the song "Five Little Ducks". Would be great for Nursery, to read whilst learning the song "Five Little Ducks" and also to learn numbers 1 - 5 and counting. It could also be used in Reception for singing, but also to develop their number skills and to subtract. The picture book is available as a large picture book, so when used in class the children can see the text, pictures and numbers. A well illustrated book great for EYFS and to develop their numerical kno [...]

    2. The now widely used nursery rhyme ‘five little ducks’, is based on this adventurous book about five ducklings. The story entails, five ducklings going for a swim every day, over the hills and far away. However one duck is lost each day, as a fox takes it away from the group of ducklings. At the end of the story the last duckling finds his siblings locked in a shed, where the fox had hid them. They manage to escape and reunite with mother duck. I believe this story is more suited to nursery a [...]

    3. Five little ducks gradually disappear despite mother's "quacks" to call them back. A wolf lurks nearby, so we wonder if they've been eaten. All eventually are found, but it's not clear why they wandered off or how they ended up in the same spot.

    4. This book would bring joy to anyone. The language is fun and imaginative. The illustrations are cute and it ends perfect. It is a very good book for children. It would be great to read aloud.

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