Henry's Important Date

Part of Henry Duck
Illustrated by Robert Quackenbush

In his latest merry misadventure, Henry the Duck is late for a very important date in this energetic and hilarious picture book from beloved author Robert Quackenbush!

Henry the Duck has an important task: he must bring the birthday cake to his friend Clara’s party. But disaster waits around every corner! Time and again Henry is delayed. He’s stuck in a traffic jam or on a broken elevator or on a very slow bus! Will the celebration be over before he arrives?

Children and parents alike will love following disaster-prone Henry’s race to the party, cleverly written and illustrated by celebrated and legendary author Robert Quackenbush.

Photograph © Geert Snoeijer, Amsterdam

Robert Quackenbush, the author and illustrator of more than two hundred books for young readers, is a graduate of the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles and also has a master’s degree in social studies and a PhD in childhood education. Quackenbush’s many books include the Henry the Duck series, Detective Mole, the Miss Mallard Mystery series, Pete Pack Rat, and the Sheriff Sally Gopher series. He is the three-time winner of the American Flag Institute Award for outstanding contributions to children’s literature and winner of an Edgar Allan Poe Special Award for best juvenile mystery. He lives in New York City with his wife, Margery, director of NAAP. Their now adult son, Piet, was the inspiration for many of the author’s books when he was growing up.

Photograph © Geert Snoeijer, Amsterdam

Robert Quackenbush, the author and illustrator of more than two hundred books for young readers, is a graduate of the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles and also has a master’s degree in social studies and a PhD in childhood education. Quackenbush’s many books include the Henry the Duck series, Detective Mole, the Miss Mallard Mystery series, Pete Pack Rat, and the Sheriff Sally Gopher series. He is the three-time winner of the American Flag Institute Award for outstanding contributions to children’s literature and winner of an Edgar Allan Poe Special Award for best juvenile mystery. He lives in New York City with his wife, Margery, director of NAAP. Their now adult son, Piet, was the inspiration for many of the author’s books when he was growing up.

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