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by Amy Krouse Rosenthal & Tom Lichtenheld
Chronicle c2009
ISBN 978-0-8118-6865-5

Age level: 3 years and up
Two unseen characters argue about whether the creature at which they are looking is a rabbit or a duck. Decide for yourself in this playful take on a classic visual puzzle, which proves that when it comes to ducks and rabbits (and a few other things), it all depends on how you look at it.

Standard #11 Students participate as knowledgeable, reflective, creative, and critical members of a variety of literacy communities.

Literary elements:
Point of view, conflict

Lesson suggestions:
Language arts: dialogue, exclamation, punctuation
Science: animals
Art: perspective

Other books by the authors:
Amy Krouse Rosenthal: Little Pea, One Smart Cookie: Bite-Size Lessons for the School Years and Beyond, The Wonder Book

Tom Lichtenheld: Bridget’s Beret, Everything I Know about Pirates, What Are You So Grumpy About?

“How cute is this? Really, really cute.” Booklist, starred review

“As kids will readily see, it all depends on how you look at it.” Publisher’s Weekly, starred review.

“…an excellent starting point for discussing how points of view can differ and still be right.” School Library Journal

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