Make Way for Ducklings

McCloskey, R. (1941). Make way for ducklings. New York: Viking Press.

Mr. and Mrs. Mallard are searching for a good place to live where they can raise their ducklings. However, it takes them a long time to find a place. When the ducklings are born, Mr. and Mrs. Mallard decide to move to a new home.

Genre: Realistic Fiction, Picturebook, Talking Animal book

Grades: K-6

Audience: Teachers, Parents, Students, other caregivers

I would give this book a four. I loved the story, the characters and the illustrations. I would have loved to see a little more color in the illustrations, however.

What kind of habitat do ducks live in?


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