The Sissy DucklingBook - 2002
When his father agrees with the other ducks that Elmer is a sissy, Elmer, a special little duck who loves to bake, draw, and put on puppet shows, runs away, but when his father is wounded by hunters, Elmer's cleverness and bravery saves the day, showing everyone just what a sissy can do!
Elmer the duck is teased because he is different, but he proves himself by not only surviving the winter, but also saving his Papa.
Simon and Schuster
Elmer is not like the other boy ducklings. While they like to build forts, he loves to bake cakes. While they like to play baseball, he wants to put on the halftime show. Elmer is a great big sissy.
But when his father is wounded by a hunter's shot, Elmer proves that the biggest sissy can also be the greatest hero.
Acclaimed actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein has crafted a heartwarming story, based on his award-winning HBO animated special, about learning to embrace the special qualities we all possess. Henry Cole's gently humorous illustrations give it a new vitality. This is a book to share with all children, to help them understand that each one of them is unique and valuable.
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“He loved to build things and paint pictures and play make-believe.” “They had a football game, and Elmer put on a puppet show.” “’You’ll never get along in the world if you don’t learn to play with others,’ Papa Duck told his son.”
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