A Duckling Called Button
From underneath the eggshell appeared the little wet face of a tiny duckling. Its shiny round black eyes looked straight at Jasmine.
Jasmine felt as though she was about to burst with love and pride. “Hello, little duckling,” she whispered. “Welcome to the world.”
When a nesting duck is killed in a terrible accident, Jasmine and her best friend Tom rescue the eggs and try to hatch them in an incubator. It’s a risky business but soon Button is running around, getting into scrapes. Until the day he gets into a scrape with no escape…
Brilliant storytelling that will make you laugh and cry, this is Dick King-Smith for a new generation.