Monkey and Duck Quack Up!

by Jennifer Hamburg, Illustrated By Edwin Fotheringham

Scholastic Press
March 2015

Ages 5 – 7 . Grades Kindergarten – 2

Library of Congress: 2013035362

Lexile measure: AD300L

DRA: 24

Guided Reading: M

Duck and Monkey,
best of friends,
as different as
odds and ends.

Monkey's eager, Duck's laid-back.
Together do they have the knack
to be a winning rhyming team
and satisfy a monkey's dream?

Turn the page and try your luck.
See if you can out-rhyme Duck!
Edwin Fotheringham

Edwin Fotheringham’s stylish, award-winning illustrations have graced the pages of The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and many other publications. He has illustrated numerous highly acclaimed nonfiction picture books, such as Barbara Kerley's What to Do About Alice?, a Sibert Honor Book and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book; The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy), a New York Public Library Best Children's Book; Those Rebels, John & Tom, an NCTE Orbis Pictus Award Honor Book; and A Home for Mr. Emerson, a NAPPA Gold Award winner; as well as younger fiction picture books, such as Pam Muñoz Ryan's Tony Baloney and the eponymous beginning reader series, Jennifer Hamburg's Monkey and Duck Quack Up!, a spring 2015 Indie Favorite, and Andria Rosenbaum’s Big Sister, Little Monster. Ed lives in Seattle, Washington. Visit him online at
Jennifer Hamburg

Jennifer Hamburg is an Emmy Award-winning children's television writer whose hit shows include Doc McStuffins, Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, Super Why! , Henry Hugglemonster, and Creative Galaxy. She is the author of Monkey and Duck Quack Up! , illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham, a spring 2015 Indie Favorite, and Billy Bloo Is Stuck in Goo. Jennifer lives happily with her husband and gooey children in Houston, Texas. Visit Jennifer at


  • Praise for Ed Fotheringham's work:

    What To Do About Alice? by Barbara Kerley

    A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
    A Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book
    A Parents' Choice Award Winner

    *"The large format gives Fotheringham, in his debut, plenty of room for spectacular art."--Booklist, starred review

    *"A gleeful celebration of a fully, unapologetically led life."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

    The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy) by Barbara Kerley

    California Reading Association Eureka! Gold Award Winner
    New York Public Library Best Children's Book
    A Washington Post Best Book for Young Readers
    Oppenheim Portfolio Gold Award

    *"A masterfully perceptive and largely visual biography . . . dynamic and lovely . . . a joy to peruse."--School Library Journal, starred review

    *"An accessible and inventive vision of an American legend."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

    Those Rebels, John & Tom by Barbara Kerley

    NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Book
    New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
    NAPPA Gold Award Winner

    "Fotheringham's cartoonish drawings hold a retro 'Schoolhouse Rock' appeal in this rousing account of the friendship before the feud."--The New York Times Book Review

    *"Fotheringham provides page after page of clever, cartoon-style artwork and skillful compositions–heavily steeped in reds, whites, and blues–that add to the excitement of overthrowing stuffy old King George. . ."--Booklist, starred review



Jacketed Hardcover / Smyth

ISBN: 9780545645140

32pp. | 10 x 9