FUNNY FRANK

FUNNY FRANK

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"I've got a chicken that wants to be a duck!" Frank is a funny chick. Unlike all his brothers and sisters, he doesn't want to peck around at anything and everything in the dust. No, Frank wants to dabble about in the lovely duckpond, splashing himself with water. Most of all, he wants to learn to SWIM. Can Jemima, the farmer's daughter, find a way to help Frank? And if Frank CAN swim like a duck, what will happen when he grows up to be a cockerel?show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 154 x 186 x 12mm | 160g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Young Corgi
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Black and white
  • 0552554367
  • 9780552554367
  • 631,418

About Dick King-Smith

DICK KING-SMITH was a Gloucestershire farmer until the age of 45, when he gave up farming to become a primary school teacher. Now a bestselling full-time author, his work has received many awards including a Bronze Medal for the Smarties Prize of 1997 for All Becaus of Jackson and the Children's Book Award in 1995 for Harriet's Hare. In 1992, he was also voted Children's Author of the Year. In 1995, his top-selling title The Sheep-Pig was developed into a box-office movie BABE, introducing hundreds of thousands of youngsters to his work.show more

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"Another warm, involving story" Daily Mail "A true tale of triumph against all the odds ... Will inevitably become another well-read classic" The School Librarian "Full of humour, this story will appeal to all fans of Kick King-Smith as well as gaining him new ones" Carouselshow more

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"Full of humour, this story will appeal to all fans of Kick King-Smith as well as gaining him new ones"show more

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"I've got a chicken that wants to be a duck!" Frank is a funny chick. Unlike all his brothers and sisters, he doesn't want to peck around at anything and everything in the dust. No, Frank wants to dabble about in the lovely duckpond, splashing himself with water. Most of all, he wants to learn to swim. Can Jemima, the farmer's daughter, find a way to help Frank? And if Frank can swim like a duck, what will happen when he grows up to be a cockerel? A hilarious new tale from the master of animal tales, Dick King-Smith, creator of BABE. 'SPARKLING HUMOUR AND WONDERFUL CHARACTERS ARE DICK KING-SMITH'S TRADEMARKS' Books for Your Childrenshow more

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194 ratings
3.72 out of 5 stars
5 28% (55)
4 31% (61)
3 29% (56)
2 7% (14)
1 4% (8)
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