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'Duck for a Day is a contemporary story set in a primary school class, where the teacher, Mrs Melvino, brings in a new class pet. A duck called Max. All of the students, including the main character, Abby, want to take Max home for the night, however they must abide by Max's strict demands before Mrs Melvino allows it. Abby works hard to make her home appropriate but when Max finally comes home with Abby, he waddles away to the park. Abby has to rescue him from the pond but needs the help of her neighbour, the annoying Noah.' (From the publisher's website.)

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Newtown, Marrickville - Camperdown area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Walker Books Australia , 2010 .
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      Extent: 1v.p.
      Description: illus.
      Written as: Meg McKinlay
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 1 May 2010.
      ISBN: 9781921529283 (pbk.)
    • Cambridge, Massachusetts,
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Candlewick Press ,
      2012 .
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      Extent: 90p.
      Note/s:
      • Published: 28th February 2012
         

      ISBN: 9780763657840

Works about this Work

Duck for a Day Martha V. Parravano , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , May/June vol. 88 no. 3 2012; (p. 94-95)

— Review of Duck for a Day Megan McKinlay , 2010 single work children's fiction
The Children's Book Council of Australia Judges' Report 2011 : Book of the Year : Younger Readers - Short List Books 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Childrens' Book Council of Australia , August vol. 55 no. 3 2011; (p. 6)

— Review of Henry Hoey Hobson Christine Bongers , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Duck for a Day Megan McKinlay , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Toppling Sally Murphy , 2010 single work children's fiction
Untitled Pam Harvey , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 54 no. 3 2010; (p. 30)

— Review of Duck for a Day Megan McKinlay , 2010 single work children's fiction
Untitled Marie Alafaci , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies :Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 25 no. 3 2010; (p. 30)

— Review of Duck for a Day Megan McKinlay , 2010 single work children's fiction
Untitled Melinda Bilbey , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , April vol. 89 no. 7 2010; (p. 40)

— Review of Duck for a Day Megan McKinlay , 2010 single work children's fiction
Untitled Melinda Bilbey , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , April vol. 89 no. 7 2010; (p. 40)

— Review of Duck for a Day Megan McKinlay , 2010 single work children's fiction
Untitled Marie Alafaci , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies :Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 25 no. 3 2010; (p. 30)

— Review of Duck for a Day Megan McKinlay , 2010 single work children's fiction
Untitled Pam Harvey , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 54 no. 3 2010; (p. 30)

— Review of Duck for a Day Megan McKinlay , 2010 single work children's fiction
The Children's Book Council of Australia Judges' Report 2011 : Book of the Year : Younger Readers - Short List Books 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Childrens' Book Council of Australia , August vol. 55 no. 3 2011; (p. 6)

— Review of Henry Hoey Hobson Christine Bongers , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Duck for a Day Megan McKinlay , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Toppling Sally Murphy , 2010 single work children's fiction
Duck for a Day Martha V. Parravano , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , May/June vol. 88 no. 3 2012; (p. 94-95)

— Review of Duck for a Day Megan McKinlay , 2010 single work children's fiction
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