“I got that,” Rory said. “He's telling me I'm a good dog.”
The woman bent down and stroked Damaris's brown-and-white plumage, and she, too, spoke two words.
“What did she say to me?” asked Damaris.
“Haven't a clue,” replied Rory, as the farmer's wife said once more, “Clever duck!”
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Illustrations copyright Â© 2008 by Nick Bruel
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Clever duck / Dick King-Smith ; illustrated by Nick Bruel.â1st American ed. p.cm.
Summary: When the pigs start picking on all the other farm animals, Damaris, who is a very clever duck, and her best friend, Rory the sheepdog find a way to enact revenge, only to find their plot backfiring.
[1. DucksâFiction. 2. Domestic animalsâFiction. 3. FarmsâFiction. 4. Revengeâ
Fiction.] I. Bruel, Nick, ill. II. Title.
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First American Edition October 2008