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The Sissy Duckling
By Henry Cole (illustrator), Henry Cole and Harvey Fierstein
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Publication date May 1, 2002
Binding School and Library
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780689835667
ISBN-10 0689835663
Dimensions 0.50 by 10.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.85 lbs.
Original list price $17.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
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!
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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.

Editions
Paperback
Book cover for 9781442498174
 
Pap/com edition from Little Simon (January 21, 2014)
9781442498174 | details & prices | 40 pages | 10.50 × 8.50 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.42 lbs | List price $9.99
This edition also contains The Sissy Duckling
About: From Tony Award–winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein, a funny and touching story of a duckling who embraces his identity.
School and Library
Book cover for 9780689835667
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Simon & Schuster (May 1, 2002)
9780689835667 | details & prices | 10.50 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.85 lbs | List price $17.99
About: Elmer the duck is teased because he is different, but he proves himself by not only surviving the winter, but also saving his Papa.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781439598962
 
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (April 9, 2009)
9781439598962 | details & prices | 40 pages | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | List price $15.99
This edition also contains The Sissy Duckling
About: Elmer is not like the other boy ducklings.

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