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Ella the Swinging Duck by Suzan Overmeer

ella the swinging duck


A charming picture book about tolerance…

Acceptance and individuality stay at the heart of Overmeer’s charming picture book about a young duck who’s different from her siblings. Ella, the youngest in the family, is different from her brothers and sisters in many ways: she is not so neat, and she likes to make her own music and sing loudly. Finding a friend who shares Ella’s passion becomes difficult. Overmeer’s simple prose successfully drives her simple statements of acceptance, friendship, and tolerance. Berenschot’s bright-hued illustrations are cheerful. The book successfully conveys the message that no matter what differences makes each unique, there’s always a way to carve your own space in the world and find the like-minded people who share your passion.


Ella the Swinging Duck

by Suzan Overmeer (Author), Myriam Berenschot (Illustrator)

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Clavis Publishing

Pub date April 28, 2020

ISBN 9781605374987

Price $17.95 (USD)

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