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Meet Farmer Duck, he isn't your average duck.
Whilst the lazy farmer lolls in his bed reading the newspaper and guzzling bonbons, the poor duck chops the wood, tends the hens, washes the dishes and harvests the apples. One day the overworked duck collapses in an exhausted heap and the farm animals decide something must be done. Together they agree on a plan to teach the lazy farmer a lesson once and for all…
Regularly appearing on 'must read' children's book lists, 'Farmer Duck' is a masterpiece of a picture book. This children's classic is a story about hard work and learning to share the load between friends. Set against the idyllic English countryside, Helen Oxenbury's expressive watercolour illustrations capture the loveable characters perfectly. The story's repetitive devices and simple plot line make this classic tale accessible to children of all ages. Readers who enjoyed 'The Buskers of Bremen' and 'Animal Farm' will instantly fall in love with Martin Waddle's delightful farmyard tale.
Mantra Lingua's Books do not NEED a TalkingPEN to function, but should you wish to add an audio then we make that easily accessible.
All dual language editions of this title are compatible with PENpal and RecorderPEN. This means that you can touch each page with your pen and hear the audio. You can enter the audio yourself directly into the page (full instructions provided with your pen) or use Mantra's pre recorded bank of audio files. To access our audio and download it onto your pen, first visit our software section and download FreeLINK.
Mantra's pre recorded audio files available for Farmer Duck are Albanian; Arabic; Bengali; Bulgarian; Farsi; French; Greek; Italian; Japanese; Korean; Mandarin; Panjabi; Polish; Portuguese; Romanian; Russian; Somali; Spanish; Turkish; Urdu; Vietnamese & Yoruba.
If you can't find the audio you need then remember, you can record your own straight into the book.
We are adding new audio every week, so check regularly for updates.