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Funny Frank

by Dick King-Smith

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I like this book because it is about a chicken who wants to swim so day after day he watches the ducks all the time. When he tries to swim he starts to drown. There are these really mean ducks who say " you can't do it " but he tries real hard and i can't tell you the rest you have to find out about it yourself!!!
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0440418801, Paperback)

Being a duck isn’t all it’s quacked up to be.

But don’t try telling that to Frank—he’s a chicken with a dream. All he thinks about are webbed feet, waterproof feathers, and the cool water of the pond. So when Frank takes a dip and nearly drowns, his mood turns foul. Luckily, he gets a little human help—in the form of a man-made wet suit and a pair of flippers—and soon he’s the speediest bird in the water. And while Frank knows he’s ruffled a few feathers, he doesn’t care—there’s just too much for him to crow about.

Until a certain young chick catches his eye, that is. . . .


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Gertie the hen is appalled when her son Frank wants to swim with the ducks, but Jemima and her mother, the farmer's wife, make him a special outfit so that his dream can come true.

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