Don’t let Betty and Maud fool you. Duck and Penguin are NOT friends. Best friends Betty and Maud love to do everything together, but their stuffed animal friends Duck and Penguin do not want to be told when to swing together or when to build sandcastles together, and they certainly do not want to be forced to play itty-bitty baby dolls! No one can force Duck and Penguin to be friends, thank-you-very-much. But once Betty and Maud aren’t looking, Duck and Penguin may just make some fun of their own…
If you’ve been searching for your next favorite read-aloud, this new picture book is for you! Author-illustrator Julia Woolf has created a humorous and endearing story of unlikely friendships and making friends on your own terms. Children will love this sneak peek into the secret world of toys and seeing their imagination come to life.
“The energetic, expressive, and childlike illustrations will elicit chuckles…incorporated onomatopoeic words reinforce their displeasure…. the toys bring the point home.” —Kirkus Reviews
“The text is keenly funny…kids will snicker at the crayon-like lines that are the hilarious and furious eyebrows of Duck and Penguin as they’re subjected to activities they dislike. This readaloud is pure whimsical fun.” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
Plan out your next play date or story time with this Activity Kit featuring the endearing characters from Duck & Penguin are NOT Friends.