Duck! Rabbit!

By Rosenthal, Amy Krouse

Publishers Summary:
From the award-winning author of Little Pea, Little Hoot, and Little Oink comes a clever take on the age-old optical illusion: Is it a duck or a rabbit? Depends on how you look at it! Readers will find more than just Amy Krouse Rosenthal's signature humor here, there's also a subtle lesson for kids who don't know when to let go of an argument. A smart, simple story that will make readers of all ages eager to take a side, Duck! Rabbit! makes it easy to agree on one thing, reading it again!

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ISBN
978-0-81186-865-5
Publisher
Chronicle


REVIEWS

School Library Journal

Reviewed on May 1, 2009

K-Gr 2 Two unseen characters debate the identity of the creature at the center of this clever bookis it a duck or a rabbit? Readers will join in the discussion, because the creature could, in fact, be either. Just as each of the debaters begins to see the other's p...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on May 1, 2009

It's a duck. No, it's a rabbit. Either way, it's up to readers to decide which kind of creature the ambiguous figure at the center of each double-page spread actually is. With echoes of the endless debates between Samuel Beckett's Vladimir and Estragon, two offstage narrative voices fight back and forth. "Wait. Listen. Did you hear that? I heard duck sounds," s...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on October 1, 2009

It's a duck. No, it's a rabbit. While two offstage narrators argue, readers can decide what the central figure in each double-page spread...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on April 1, 2009

Duck! Rabbit! introduces readers to concepts of perception by presenting a fun, light-hearted debate about what a shape represents. The visual puzzle on which the book is based is simple: readers are led to see the animal they are looking at as, alternately, a duck and a rabbit. This particular optical illusion has an impressive pedigreeit has been employed by various psychologists, art historians, and philosophers...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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