French Ducks in Venice

French Ducks in Venice

Georges and Cécile are not French and they are not ducks. They are black birds that swim on the canal, but they like to think they are French. They live in Venice . . . Venice, California, that is. Georges and Cécile have a friend, a lovely woman named Polina, who makes beautiful dresses made from thread, silk, cotton, and velvet as well as grass, flowers, pieces of the night sky, and strawberry jam.

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Muddle & Mo

Muddle & Mo

Muddle doesn't think Mo is a very good duck: Mo is the wrong color, his beak is hairy, and he doesn't eat worms. Then one day the two walk by a goat farm. Muddle explains to Mo that he is a goat, not a duck. Mo is pleased that his friend finally understands, but then Muddle begins to wonder if he is a goat too...

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Odd Duck

Odd Duck

Theodora is a normal duck. She does her morning laps with a cup of tea on her head to maintain her posture, eats her duck food with mango salsa, reads books that haven’t been checked out from the library in years, and didn’t travel south for the winter with the other ducks, but there was nothing strange about all of that. Her new neighbor, Chad, however, is an odd duck. He is just not the kind of duck that she wants to spend time with...

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Bear and Duck

Bear and Duck

Bear is a bear, but he doesn’t want to be. He is tired of sleeping all winter and fighting off bees, so he decides that he is done with being a bear. He sees a line of ducks so he joins them, doing his best to be a good duck. Duck tells him that he doesn’t belong, but Bear asks her to teach him how to be a duck. Bear tries nest building, swimming, and flying. Things don’t go as he hoped, but Bear learns that he makes a really good bear...

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