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Duck on a Roof!
Central Library's Green Roof was home to a mother duck and her eggs! For a fun story or to learn more about ducks and eggs of all sorts, check out one of these great titles.
Gertie, the Duck
by Nicholas P. Georgiady and Louis G Romano; illustrated by Dagmar Wilson
Gertie was the duck that made Milwaukee famous as people watched her nesting on a bridge and waiting for her eggs to hatch into ducklings.View on CountyCat
5 Little Ducks
by Denise Fleming
Each day, Papa Duck goes out with his ducklings but on Monday only four come back, on Tuesday only three, but on Saturday all return when he calls and on Sunday, they stay home and rest.View on CountyCat
Shake a Leg, Egg!
by Kurt Cyrus
It's springtime, and the pond is bursting with new life. There are beaver pups, heron hatchlings, and lots and lots of ducklings. Everyone is out and about except for one family of geese.View on CountyCat
Click, clack, surprise!
by Doreen Cronin; illustrated by Betsy Lewin
Little Duck celebrates his first birthday with the other animals on the farm by copying their examples before enjoying Farmer Brown's yummy frosted maple cake.View on CountyCat
by Nicola Davies; illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino
On her way to school, a young girl spots mallard ducks in the river and enthusiastically describes their appearance, habits, and behavior. Interspersed throughout the pages are facts about ducks.View on CountyCat
Egg: Nature's Perfect Package
by Steve Jenkins & Robin Page
Explore how a simple, often colorful, sometimes surprisingly shaped package, reveals nature's life cycle, unusual animal defensive strategies, parenting behavior, evolution, and more.View on CountyCat
Eggs 1 2 3: Who Will the Babies Be?
by Janet Halfmann; art by Betsy Thompson
Young readers may lift the flaps of the pages to reveal a penguin egg and ends with an ostrich's clutch of eggs that introduce the numbers from one to ten.View on CountyCat