Farmer Duck

Suitable for 3 - 7 years

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Product description

“How goes the work?” called the farmer. The duck answered, “Quack!” While the poor duck works, the lazy farmer lies in bed… until one day the farm animals decide to strike back! This classic farmyard favourite addresses themes of bullying, fairness and sharing, and is full of animal actions and farmyard noises to make.

Use this favourite story at Key Stage 1 as:
  • a story with a familiar setting
  • a story with patterned language
  • a story by a significant children’s author.

Also available: Read and Respond activities to accompany Farmer Duck.

“Marvellously expressive pictures and a satisfying text make this the outstanding picture book of the year.” The Sunday Times

Product Details

Catalogue number

2345 in Schools Catalogue 2023–24 and 1258 in Education Catalogue 2023–24






Walker Books Ltd

Date published

January 19th, 2001

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 2.2; Lower years; 0.5 points

Other details

  • 32 pages



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  1. elyssa150607
    on 3 March 2015

    realy enjoid it i like it when scare the farmer

    5out of 5
  2. Book-Lover1234
    on 9 March 2014

    This is a amazing timeless story. I recommend this book to every young reader.

  3. crazykitty
    on 8 March 2014

    I used to love this book the duck is the main character he is so cute. this a good book for kids especially kids who love animals it makes a nice bedtime story

  4. Spidergirl
    on 6 March 2014

    My little sister loved this book

    5out of 5
  5. cindybubble13
    on 6 March 2014

    I liked this book when I was younger And it’s for about 3 to 6 year olds

    4out of 5
  6. lilliepad1502
    on 6 March 2014


  7. ninjastickman
    on 7 March 2013

    My favourite bit in the book is when the animals get there own back on the farmer. I would recommend this book to 3-5 year olds for their parents to read it to them.

    5out of 5
  8. Princessforever58
    on 7 March 2012

    when reading this in class when i was small i felt really sorry for the little duck having to work all day long! The author has clearly showed the readers what sharing is about and hardwork.

  9. KarlMagic33
    on 7 March 2012

    I read this when I was in P2 so if you are 7 or under you will really like it.

  10. dashernasher
    on 3 March 2012

    such a good for the younger kids. good book

  11. lids
    on 2 March 2012

    great for young children

    but it really bugs me!!!!!

  12. indigobeam
    on 1 March 2012

    This is a total classic that I read with all my siblings, and it is engaging and fun.

  13. iluvbooks13
    on 1 March 2012

    great for young children

  14. angelslater
    on 1 March 2012

    i read this book with my brother and it is very good for little kids.

    4out of 5
  15. minigarethbale
    on 22 March 2011

    not interesting but great fun to read to my niece and cousins

    2out of 5