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The tale of the Mandarin duck : a modern fable / story by Bette Midler ; photographs and afterward by Michiko Kakutani ; with illustrations by Joana Avillez.

Midler, Bette, (author.). Kakutani, Michiko, (photographer.). Avillez, Joana, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

2 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville E MIDLER (Text) 78321000031876 Juvenile Fiction Easy Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland E MIDLE (Text) 76383000481822 Kids New Shelf, E Available -
Montpelier Harrison Twp PL - Montpelier E Fic MED (Text) 76052000067537 MHTPLM Elementary Fiction Reshelving -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle ON-ORDER 1/CH-PICTURE (Text) NCSTL9780593176764 On Order On order -
Whiting PL - Whiting ++FIC MID (Text) 51735011969762 Children's department In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593176764
  • ISBN: 0593176766
  • ISBN: 9780593176771
  • ISBN: 0593176774
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Children's Books, 2021.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
" How do you get people to appreciate what is right in front of them? In The Tale of the Mandarin Duck, it takes a mysterious, beautiful duck and a clear-eyed kid to point out the obvious! Bette Midler's distinctive voice joins striking photos of the real duck by Michiko Kakutani and charming black-and-white drawings by Joana Avillez. This book will have readers of all ages coming back to visit the fantastical interpretation of New York City and its odd ducks--both feathered and human."--Amazon.
Subject: Fairy tales.
Mandarin duck > Juvenile fiction.
Ducks > Juvenile fiction.
City and town life > Juvenile fiction.
Mindfulness (Psychology) > Juvenile fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Picture books.

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