by Martin Wadell
There once was a duck who had the bad luck to live with a lazy farmer. While the duck worked, the farmer lay in bed - until one day the other animals decided to take action!
Winner of the Smarties Book Prize 1991
"Exceptional ... a book to linger over. Martin Waddell's text is simple and spare but it carries a powerful message." Children's Book of the Year
"Marvellously expressiver pictures and a satisfying text make this the outstanding picture book of the year." The Sunday Times
Ages 1-5, 32 Pages; Paperback