Make Way For Ducklings

Author/Illustrator: Robert McCloskey
Publisher: The Viking Press - New York
Publication Date: 1941
Awards: Caldecott
Genre: Picture book
Audience: Gr. K-3

Overview: This is a story of two ducks trying to find a safe home for their ducklings in a city. It is based on a tyrue story in Boston.

Activity: Students could act it out. You could have students retell it in their own words. You could have students summarize the story. Another idea would be for the students to illustrate their favorite part and then talk/write about why they think it is important.

Reviewer’s Name: Sarah Dulle