Alice and Martin Provensen’s illustrations are so delightful that children will want to join the fuzzy duckling on his stroll through the countryside, meeting animals along the way. This adorable counting story by Jane Werner Watson is as fresh today as it was in 1949.
About Jane Werner Watson
JANE WERNER WATSON was one of the original editors of Little Golden Books. She also wrote dozens of Golden Books, ranging in subject matter from Mickey Mouse to dinosaurs. Her My Little Golden Book About God, published in 1956 and also illustrated by Eloise Wilkin, remains one of Golden Books' most popular titles.
About Alice Provensen
Alice Provensen has been an author and illustrator of children’s books for sixty-five years. She and her late husband, Martin, collaborated on numerous outstanding books on a wide variety of subjects, from classics to contemporary animal stories, from poetry to alphabet books and Mother Goose rhymes.
The Provensens wrote and illustrated The Glorious Flight, which was awarded the 1984 Caldecott Medal.
A long-time resident of Maple Hill Farm in upstate New York, Alice Provensen now lives in San Clemente, California, close to her daughter, Karen, and her family.