Duck on a Bike

One day down on the farm, Duck got a wild idea. “I bet I could ride a bike,” he thought. He waddled over to where the boy parked his bike, climbed on and began to ride. At first he rode slowly and he wobbled a lot, but it was fun! Duck rode past Cow and waved to her. “Hello, Cow!” said Duck. “Moo,” said Cow. But what she thought was, “A duck on a bike? That’s the silliest thing I’ve ever seen!”

Caldecott Award-winning author and illustrator David Shannon charms young audiences yet again with this richly illustrated quack-up tale of a plucky duck who decides to ride a bike. At first, the other animals laugh at him. But it’s not long before they are all riding bikes too!

“Shannon serves up a sunny blend of humor and action in this delightful tale… the result is one swell read-aloud, packed with freewheeling fun.” Publishers Weekly

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  • David Shannon

    Caldecott Honor winner and ‘New York Times’ best-seller, David Shannon is the author / illustrator of the popular DAVID series, ‘No, David!’, ‘David Goes to School’ and ‘David Gets Into Trouble’.

    He was inspired to write his DAVID titles after his mother sent him a book he wrote as a little boy. It was illustrated with drawings of David doing all sorts of things he wasn’t supposed to do, and the text consisted entirely of the words ‘no’ and ‘David’!

    Once you step in to the ages of ‘David Gets in Trouble’ you’ll discover Shannon hasn’t slipped too far from this winning formula of his youth.


    David Shannon was awarded a Caldecott Honor for the bestselling No, David!

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