HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Giggle, Giggle, Quack by Doreen Cronin
Loading...

Giggle, Giggle, Quack (edition 2002)

by Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illustrator)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
2,241622,862 (4.06)5
Member:Tryante
Title:Giggle, Giggle, Quack
Authors:Doreen Cronin
Other authors:Betsy Lewin (Illustrator)
Info:Atheneum Books for Young Readers (2002), Edition: 1st, Hardcover, 32 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:
Tags:Picture book, farm animals, fantasy

Work details

Giggle, Giggle, Quack by Doreen Cronin

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 5 mentions

Showing 1-5 of 62 (next | show all)
Too short! Poor Farmer Brown. Naughty duck. I don't think it matters what order you read these Cronin books. ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Jun 6, 2016 |
This is a funny book that requires the reader to look at the pictures to fully understand what is happening in the story. A great way to help readers use clues to understand what they are reading. ( )
  Erin_Holte | Apr 26, 2016 |
Duck stirs up trouble on the farm again when Farmer Brown goes on a trip and leaves his brother in charge. Lewin’s illustrations enhance the story with her attention to detail. By looking at the pictures, readers can easily follow along with the story and if they pay attention, even figure out some things before the characters do. ( )
  tmoore3 | Mar 31, 2016 |
Giggle, Giggle, Quack is an entertaining sequel to Click, Clack, Moo. Farmer Brown goes on vacation leaving his brother, Bob, to tend to the farm. Bob is warned to keep an eye on the always mischievous Duck, but once again Duck and the other farm animals out smart Farmer Brown.

The whimsical illustrations are pencil drawings on tracing paper, which was then copied onto water color paper. Water colors were then added to the black drawings, allowing for multiple copies to be made. ( )
  Lheatherly | Mar 19, 2016 |
Along the same lines as CLICK CLACK MOO but less is spelled out - one has to rely on the illustrations to figure out that it's Duck writing the notes - and to my mind it's less satisfying. Still a good one for those who enjoy farmyard mischief. ( )
  JennyArch | Mar 5, 2016 |
Showing 1-5 of 62 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors (2 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Doreen Croninprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lewin, BetsyIllustratormain authorall editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
For Andrew -D.C.
For Rosanne Lauer -B.L.
First words
Farmer Brown was going on vacation.
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (2)

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0689845065, Hardcover)

The crafty barnyard crew from Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type is back, and this time Farmer Brown has decided to take a vacation. But not to worry--he's leaving his brother Bob to mind the farm: "I wrote everything down for you. Just follow my instructions and everything will be fine. But keep an eye on Duck. He's trouble." Of course, fans of Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin's last brilliant book already know to keep an eye on that manipulative mallard. Now, wait a minute... what's Duck doing eyeing that pencil?

Poor Bob has no idea what he's in for, and Duck and friends have shrewdly seized this chance to move on from collective bargaining to outright subterfuge: "Bob gave Duck a good long stare and went inside. He read the first note: 'Tuesday night is pizza night (not the frozen kind!). The hens prefer anchovies.'" Well, seems like strange way to run a farm, but... "Twenty-nine minutes later there was hot pizza in the barn." Giggle, giggle, quack, indeed.

Clearly, Duck and his cow pals aren't the only ones around to have mastered the pencil and the keyboard. Cronin and Lewin have put their talents to good use yet again, offering up another simple but clever story fit for kids and grownups alike. Lewin seems to snicker throughout her playful watercolors (gotta love those monogrammed towels: "FB"), and Cronin has a ball with the animal cast and their human patsy. (What do the cows pick on movie night? "The Sound of Moosic," of course. Giggle, giggle, moo.) (Ages 4 to 8) --Paul Hughes

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:57:48 -0400)

(see all 7 descriptions)

When Farmer Brown goes on vacation, leaving his brother Bob in charge, Duck makes trouble by changing all his instructions to notes the animals like much better.

(summary from another edition)

» see all 4 descriptions

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
9 avail.
35 wanted
2 pay1 pay

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (4.06)
0.5
1 2
1.5 1
2
2.5 3
3 28
3.5 9
4 76
4.5 8
5 53

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 108,464,697 books! | Top bar: Always visible