Good Luck Duck

Good Luck Duck

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Well-Trained Mind Press

  • 2015 Mary Pride First Place Literature Genre
  • 2018 Mary Pride First Place Award in the Literature Category
  • Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award

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Good Luck Duck is the first book in Greathall’s line of out-of-print books that are just “too good to be forgotten.” Written in 1950 by Award-winning author Meindert Dejong, Good Luck Duck is the story of young Timothy who ventures to the fair and wins an astounding and endearing duck.

Written in 1950 by award-winning author Meindert Dejong, good Luck Duck is the story of young Timothy who lives in a very quiet valley in the country with his parents. Each year, Timothy and his parents venture to the State Fair for a healthy dose of noise. This year, when Timothy gets to the fair, a strange thing happens-he wins a duck! This noisy duck introduces Timothy to a plethora of Characters, each with astounding personalities of their own. This classic is full of wonderful adventure and lasting values. By the end of the story, listeners are sure to agree that Timothy’s duck is indeed a good luck duck!

(Approximately 72 minutes; 10 tracks)

  • Timothy
  • Ring a Duck, Win a Duck
  • The Merry-Go-Round
  • The Ferris Man and the Peanut Man
  • Riding the Ferris Wheel
  • High Above the Fair
  • Timothy’s Parents Meet the Duck
  • The Little Old Lady and the Duck
  • The Street Car
  • Going Home

“The duck turns out to be a fascinating animal and he introduces Timothy to all kinds of experiences he had never considered before…this is another wonderful audio book for children from Greathall that concerned parents will want to share. —Rainbo Electronic Reviews

“Perhaps “the” most delightful children’s story EVER written!”—Randy and Jim Weiss

Timeline: Contemporary (United States)

Out-of-Print Books Revisited by Jim Weiss
Who can tell why a books goes out of print? Most of the time the reason is NOT because it wasn’t a gem. Most of us can remember reading and re-reading those childhood favorites, and much later in life as parents, searching for that very book to read to our own children. Good Luck Duck is the first book in Greathall’s line of out-of-print classics that are just “too good to be forgotten.”

ISBN: 978-1-942968-70-2
Timeline: Contemporary
Location: United States
Values: Friendship, Joyfulness, Justice, and Kindness